International Arrivals at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok

Coronavirus testing at Suvarnabhumi airport upgraded, gets results within 70 minutes

Thailand’s Disease Control Department (DCD) has upgraded its COVID-19 testing facility at Suvarnabhumi international airport, which is now capable of producing test results within 70 minutes.

The DCD’s Director-General, Dr. Suwanchai Wattanayingcharoenchai, said today (Tuesday) that the Point of Care RT-PCR laboratory, which was put into service on July 1st to conduct tests on foreign arrivals, such as diplomats, official guests, businessmen on short-term visits and those suspected to be infected, is capable testing 170 people a day.

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    Why can’t they learn off the rest of the world take their temperature at the airport send them into quarantine at a hotel for 14 days and then start testing them there it would stop the confusion and all the mucking around as well as a lot more people in a hell of a lot of time

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