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Concern over risk of increased COVID-19 infections transmitted by Thais returning from high-risk areas

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A 21st Medical Group professional tests an individual for the Coronavirus at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, March 20, 2020. In order to be tested for COVID-19, patients must first be evaluated by phone and meet criteria recommended by the Centers for Disease Control. Medical staff will test patients who will remain in their vehicle. (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis Christian) PHOTO DETAILS / DOWNLOAD HI-RES 2 of 4 A 21st Medical Group professional tests an individual for the Coronavirus at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, USA, March 20, 2020

Medical professionals at Peterson AFB are establishing a COVID-19 testing location March 20 to help limit the possible spread and minimize the exposure of the virus. Photo: Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis Christian / www.peterson.af.mil.


A senior doctor at the Disease Control Department (DCD) has expressed serious concern over the risk of a further spread of COVID-19, due to infections among Thais returning from high-risk countries, such as the United States, France and Spain.

Dr. Anupong Suchariyakul, a DCD expert, said today that, in a group of 59 new confirmed coronavirus cases, 21 were those arriving in Thailand from high-risk countries.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World


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