2 extra circumstances recognized in the northern Thailand Covid-19 mini outbreak

2 extra people have been confirmed as contaminated with Covid-19 within the present mini-outbreak in Northern Thailand. In this case each girls had crossed the Thai/Myanmar border and labored on the same bar in Myanmar as the original patient, feared to be a potential super-spreader. The 29 12 months outdated is now being treated at a hospital in Chiang Mai.
Surge being officers report that the ladies, aged 23 and 26, illegally crossed the Burmese border at Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai, from Tachileik, a border city on the Burmese side of the border, last Thursday evening.
All 3 went to work in Tachileik last month, but returned to Thailand after Burmese health authorities imposed a curfew from midnight to 4am. There has been between 1,300 and 1,700 cases introduced every day over the previous week in Myanmar.

Thai public well being officers say the new circumstances in Chiang Rai didn’t visit different public locations, but stayed in a neighborhood lodge and ordered in meals on delivery apps.
“We are much less nervous in regards to the state of affairs in Chiang Rai as a end result of they didn’t exit,” he said.
One of Patient Zero’s associates, the 26 year old, determined to get examined on Saturday after the information of her friend’s positive take a look at result. Authorities then ordered her 23 yr outdated friend to have a take a look at as nicely. Both tested constructive to Covid-19. Another 4 individuals have since been recognized as “high risk” and are all being tested today. When added to the food delivery and hotel employees, the quantity of individuals considered “at risk” could probably be as a lot as 30.
Meanwhile, the Pattaya Mail is reporting that 2 of the ladies had been arrested in Mae Sai and one other 2 were arrested on a bus headed to Pattaya, through Bangkok.
Authorities say they may ramp up the border patrols but count on to see more infections coming from the unique case in the next few days. Thailand’s border with Myanmar is greater than 2,000 kilometres lengthy, mostly inaccessible mountainous or forest terrain.
SOURCE: Bangkok Post

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