Dr. Panya Harnpanichpun is the first Thai doctor to die from COVID-19

Toyota ambulance in Bangkok

Toyota ambulance on Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok. Photo: Paul Sullivan / flickr.

Maha Sarakham provincial health office today reported the death of Dr. Panya Harnpanichpun, the first Thai doctor to die from COVID-19.

According to the office’s Facebook post, Dr. Panya, 66, who worked at his own Panya Medical Clinic in the northeastern province of Maha Sarakham, had treated several patients since January 13th who visited him with symptoms associated with COVID-19, such as fever and coughs.

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By Thai PBS World

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