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Bangkok Covid-19 Mass Testing Site Opens Tuesday

The Ministry of Public Health has announced the opening of a new Covid-19 testing center, which will operate only on weekdays from Jan. 11-21. The...
Civil servants queue outside Chiang Mai's provincial hall Tuesday for rapid coronavirus tests.

Chiang Mai Tests 1,000 Civil Servants for Covid-19

About 1,000 civil servants working at Chiang Mai’s provincial hall underwent coronavirus antigen tests in a bid to contain Covid-19. The northern province’s communicable disease...
Pattaya health workers administered Covid-19 tests on Pattaya's infamous Soi 6 brothel street Monday. (Photo: Pattaya Mail, with permission.)

Pattaya Offers Free Covid-19 Tests Required for Restaurant Staff, Patrons

After Chonburi’s governor mandated that all staff and customers at Pattaya restaurants take coronavirus tests, Pattaya set up four free Covid-19 screening centers in...
Will the brothels of Pattaya's Soi 6 that reopened his past week as "restaurants" offer STD checks with the Covid-19 tests? (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Covid-19 Tests Now Required to Enter All Chonburi Restaurants

Venues of all sizes must test workers daily; Those unwilling/unable must close
Arriving passengers wait to have their Thailand Pass QR code scanned at Suvarnabhumi International Airport. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Omicron Be Damned, Ease Entry Rules for Tourists, Pattaya Hotel Boss Tells Prayut

Refusing to submit to omicron panic, the Pattaya-area chief of the Thai Hotels Association said Thailand should stick to an earlier plan to ease...

Thai Coronavirus Test Kits Will Detect Omicron, Or Perhaps They Won’t

. The Public Health Ministry can't make up its mind.
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Cabinet Overturns CCSA Vote to Switch to Antigen Tests for Arriving Tourists

The on-arrival RT-PCR Covid test requirement for international travelers entering Thailand via the deceptively named Test & Go pathway will remain in place due...
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Border, Not Omicron, Biggest Threat, But PCR Tests May Remain for Tourists

. Doctors say antigen tests insufficient, but even PCR tests may not detect variant

Thailand Entry Rules Eased, Curfews Ended

. CCSA makes Test & Go less of a lie, while creating more confusion over on-arrival testing
Beach bars on Koh Samui await domestic tourists, who now don't have to take a coronavirus test to visit if they're fully vaccinated against Covid-19. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Phuket, Koh Samui Drop Covid-19 Testing Requirement for Domestic Tourists

Likely precursors to what international visitors may experience come November, Phuket and Koh Samui are dropping onerous disease-control measures for domestic tourists. This week, Phuket...
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Pick Up a Six Pack of Beer, Covid-19 Test Kits at 7-Eleven Near You

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered the Public Health Ministry to make Covid-19 antigen test kits available at general and online stores and assigned the...
A woman displays her phone to doorman, to conform using a mobile application to help contact-tracing at the entrance to the upmarket shopping mall Siam Paragon in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, May 17, 2020. Thai authorities allowed department stores, shopping malls and other businesses to reopen from Sunday, selectively easing restrictions meant to combat the coronavirus. (AP Photo/ Gemunu Amarasinghe)

Test Negative to Shop: Mall Patrons Must Be Vaxed or Pass Covid Test to...

Health Department also to require mall workers to be vaccinated
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Is Bangkok’s Covid-19 Outbreak Slowing? One Doctors Group Thinks So

Throughout Thailand’s coronavirus epidemic, Bangkok has been the cancerous tumor, metastasizing virus to every corner of the kingdom. The outbreak will not end until...
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Bangkok Opens 6 Covid-19 Testing Centers

Six Covid-19 permanent testing units begin operation today in Bangkok, replacing mobile units that have traveled around the city. Bangkok Gov. Aswin Kwanmuang said the...
Coronavirus Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kit

Positive Antigen Test Now Qualifies Covid-19 Victims to Obtain Drugs, Home Isolation Support

People who test positive for Covid-19 using antigen test kits can obtain prescription medications and undertake home isolation immediately under new guinace from the...
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Bangkok Speeds Anigen-Based Coronavirus Testing to Judge Scale of Covid-19 Epidemic

Bangkok is speeding up coronavirus testing using antigen tests as the latest weapon in determining the scale of the capital’s Covid-19 infection wave. Gov. Aswin...
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13% of Bangkok Slum Dwellers Infected with Covid-19, Testing Shows

The Rural Doctors’ Society reported Monday that more than 13 percent of residents in 40 Bangkok slums are infected with the coronavirus during pro-active...
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DDC Launches QueQ App for Covid-19 Test Appointments

Thailand’s Department of Disease Control is enabling people to make appointments for Covid-19 tests using the QueQ mobile application. DDC Director-General Dr. Opas Karnkawinpong said...
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With Pivot to Mass Testing, Thailand Unlikely to See 0 Covid-19 Cases Until Pandemic...

Kingdom discovers what West already knew: More testing leads to more cases, including 309 Friday
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Immigration Drops Covid-19 Test Requirement for Renewing Thailand Visas

The Immigration Bureau backed down from a proposal to require foreigners seeking to extend visas to produce proof of a negative coronavirus test, calling...
Gov. Aswin Kwanmuang gave the update on disease-control efforts in the capital while inspecting Covid-19 tests at the Or Tor Kor market on Monday.

Mass Coronavirus Testing Underway at 472 Bangkok Markets

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is testing people at 472 markets, focusing on migrant workers, and intends to test 5,000-8,000 people in a week. Gov. Aswin...
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Phuket Tries to Open to Farangs Without Scaring Off Skittish Thai Travelers

Desperate Phuket tourism businesses will continue efforts to bring domestic tourists to the southern resort island even as local officials prepare to welcome Thailand’s...
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Japanese Flyer From Bangkok Who Tested Positive Cleared of Covid-19 in 2nd Test

A Japanese national who tested positive for the coronavirus at a Tokyo airport after returning from Thailand tested negative on a more-thorough second test,...
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok Coronavirus Covid-19 Test Testing Lab

Suvarnabhumi Covid-19 Test Lab Offers Faster Tests, Few Practical Benefits

Government's expensive showpiece can process only 170 tests a day, and has done only 46 in 3 weeks.
8 Weeks No Coronavirus Covid-19 Cases Thailand

Thailand Marks 8 Weeks Without Local Case of Covid-19

Thailand on Monday marked eight weeks and more than four coronavirus incubation cycles without a locally transmitted case of Covid-19. Dr. Taweesin Wissanuyothin, spokesman for...
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