field hospital for migrant workers from Samut Sakhon’s central seafood market is now ready for service.

Over Locals’ Protests, Samut Sakhon Opens Covid-19 Field Hospital

A Covid-19 field hospital for migrant workers from Samut Sakhon’s central seafood market is now ready for service. The field hospital was set up in...
2 million doses of the Pfizer Inc. vaccine arrived at 4:35 a.m. at the DHL Express cargo terminal at Suvarnabhumi International Airport.

2m Doses Today, 60m in ’22: Thailand Finally Stocking Up on...

After months of having virtually no coronavirus vaccines, Thailand will be awash in doses by next year, receiving 2 million vaccines Wednesday and ordering...
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Thais most fanatical about facemasks, hand gel in SE Asia

In what won’t be a shock to anyone wandering through Bangkok, Thais wear facemasks and use hand sanitizer more than any other people in...
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Thailand Set to Lower Covid-19 Alert Level Again, Drop Antigen Test...

The Public Health Ministry is contemplating lowering its Covid-19 alert to level to two this week as new coronavirus cases continue to fall. Dr. Chakkarat...
Coronavirus Covid-19 Update Thailand Herald

Samut Sakhon Canneries Comprise Third of Thailand’s 305 New Coronavirus Cases

Migrant workers in Samut Sakhon’s canneries continue to fuel Thailand’s daily increases in coronavirus cases with the country reporting 305 confirmed infections on Thursday,...
Coronavirus Covid-19 Update Thailand Herald

Phuket Italian’s wife among 3 new Covid-19 cases

Chumphon Provincial reported one more Covid-19 death, the 56-year-old woman with pre-existing health conditions. The woman had underlying health conditions. She had the end-stage renal...
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Moderna vaccine doses to ship in October, but GPO foot-dragging means...

The Government Pharmaceutical Organization said that Zuellig Pharma Co. has confirmed that the first 1.9 million doses of Moderna Inc.’s Covid-19 vaccine will be...
A view of Pattaya from the city's Pratamnak Hill viewpoint. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Prayut Puts Kibosh on Hard Lockdown for 5 Provinces After Blowhard...

PM, CCSA, NNT all deny travel restrictions for Pattaya, Chonburi, Rayong and other provinces approved
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Thailand Reports 0 New Coronavirus Cases

Thailand reported no new coronavirus cases on Saturday, leaving the country’s tally at 3,390. The total cases comprised 2,444 people contracting the disease locally and...
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Thailand Pre-Orders Covid-19 Vaccines for Half Thai Population

The National Vaccine Institute has pre-ordered Covid-19 vaccines for half of the Thai population, a purchase that will cost the government almost 3 billion...
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Pandemic Lives on Surin

. Plan to designate Covid-19 endemic delayed.
Thai army patrols the Myanmar border in the north to catch illegal migrants after hundreds of Covid-19 cases were reported in August.

Prayut Backs Extension of Emergency Decree, CCSA to Vote Tuesday

A Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration panel has recommended the government extend its emergency decree for another month with the full CCSA to decide...
Rights advocates call for migrant workers employed as domestic helpers to be given priority for Covid-19 jabs

Burmese Maids, Cambodian Nurses Left Out of Thailand’s Vaccine Plans

Rights advocates call for migrant workers employed as domestic helpers to be given priority for Covid-19 jabs.
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CCSA OKs New Year’s Boozing ’til 1, Makes All of Chonburi...

The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration ended all “red” maximum disease control zones and will allow New Year’s countdown drinking to continue until 1...
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AstraZeneca Rethinks Thailand Vaccine Plans Amid Gov’t Prosecution of Covid-19 Critic

Generals may have imperiled country's entire vaccination plan with rabid pursuit of pro-democracy activist for questioning royal role in vaccine rollout
A 1,000-bed field hospital being set up in Samut Sakhon for migrant laborers is not much more than a collection of isolation tents.

1,300 Coronavirus Field Hospital Beds Readied in Samut Sakhon, Pathum Thani

Ye Yan Aung, labor attaché for the Myanmar embassy in Bangkok, on Monday visited a field hospital under construction at the Wattana Factory Project...
A Covid-19 patient in an intensive-care ward at a private hospital in Bangkok.

Health Ministry Sounds Alarm Over Deadly Covid-19 Spike After Songkran

The Ministry of Public Health raised an alarm over the potential for more Covid-19 patients needing ventilators after Songkran. Dr. Sumanee Wacharasint, director of the...
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Athletes, Pilots, Foreigners with 500K in Bank Among New Travelers OK’d...

Even as Phuket braces for the first group of foreign arrivals under the Special Tourist Visa program, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration approved...
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Thailand to Declare Covid-19 Endemic July 1, Even as Daily Cases...

The Public Health Ministry hopes to declare Covid-19 an endemic disease on July 1, claiming it can bring the coronavirus outbreak under control the...
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Thai Airports to Use Advance-Screening System to Verify Tourists Vaccination Records

The Airports of Thailand will use a passenger-screening system designed to check passengers’ criminal records to verify their Covid-19 vaccination certificates. AoT said Tuesday it...
Coronavirus Covid-19 Update Thailand Herald

1 New Imported Coronavirus Case as Thailand Prepares More Easing

Thailand reports 1 new coronavirus case before Phase 4 easing begins.
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Bangkok Shuts Schools, Sets Checkpoints to Keep Covid-19 Outbreak Out of...

City hall on Monday asked the public to call off their New Year’s Eve plans to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. The Bangkok...
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Covid-19 Close Contact Isolation Cut to 5 Days After Songkran

A public health committee recommended reducing the isolation time for close contacts of Covid-19 patients to five days. The National Communicable Disease Committee, chaired gy...
Coronavirus Covid-19 Update Thailand Herald

Thailand Reports 0 New Coronavirus Cases

Thailand reported no new cases of Covid-19 and zero new deaths over the past 24 hours as new cases in the past two weeks...
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