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Thai Returnee Jumps to Death from Bangkok Quarantine Hotel

A Thai returnee jumped from the seventh floor of the Patra Hotel on Soi Rama IX 31 in Bangkok on Sunday.
A Thai returnee jumped from the seventh floor of the Patra Hotel on Soi Rama IX 31 in Bangkok on Sunday.

A Thai woman on her second day of quarantine after returning from South Korea died after falling five floors from a Bangkok hotel.

Hua Mak police in Bang Kapi District said the woman, identified only as Surasak, left a short suicide note describing personal problems was found in her seven-floor room at the Patra Hotel on Soi Rama IX 31.

The eight-story Patra is being used as state quarantine center and has a balcony on the second floor where Surasak’s body was found.

She had checked into the hotel just before 2 a.m. on Christmas Day after arriving from South Korea at 11:10 p.m. Dec. 24. Her first coronavirus test was negative.