Bangkok Covid 19 spike Thailand

Bangkok getting 10,000 field-hospital installed up as COVID-19 spikes

04/11/2021
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Thailand reported 789 brand-new cases and one death on Saturday, taking the overall variety of infections to 31,658, with 97 deaths.

Far this month, Thailand has actually reported 2,697 brand-new domestic infections, including 1,058 cases in Bangkok, the epicentre of an outbreak that has seen cases climb from a couple of lots to several hundred a day.

The outbreak, that includes the extremely transmissible B117 variant first identified in Britain, has actually rapidly spread to 62 of Thailand’s 77 provinces, Opas Karnkawinpong of the Department of Disease Control told a rundown.
Thailand’s 3rd wave comes ahead of major legal holidays next week and as the nation looks for to reopen to foreign tourists.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha asked people to restrict the spread. “I’m really anxious. If anybody does not need to take a trip, please stay house,” he said in a podcast on Saturday.

“We aim to increase (field) hospital beds to 10,000 in no time, which must offer the public confidence that we can still include this round of outbreak,” Suksan Kittisupakorn, director-general of Thailand’s Medical Service Department, told reporters.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha asked people to limit the spread. “I’m extremely worried. If anybody does not need to travel, please stay at home,” he stated in a podcast on Saturday.

The current rise seemed the nation’s worst yet, he stated.

Thailand is aiming to start mass immunisation from June. It has vaccinated more than 530,000 health employees and people deemed vulnerable.

At least 12 medical facilities in the capital stated they had actually stopped testing for the coronavirus since Friday due to an absence of sets or capacity. Healthcare facilities are reluctant to test since they should confess people if they evaluate positive, authorities state.

Thailand, which got 1 million doses of vaccine from China’s Sinovac vaccine on Saturday, is to get another 500,000 doses this month, stated deputy federal government spokeswoman Traisuree Traisoranakul.

BANGKOK: Thailand prepares to set up 10,000 field-hospital beds in Bangkok, a health representatives said on Saturday (April 10), as the nation pressures to deal with a third wave of COVID-19 infections.

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