Healthcare worker performing a COVID-19 test at Thailand Bamrasnaradura Infectious Disease Institute, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi

Thailand Finds First Case Of South African COVID-19 Variant

NONTHABURI, Feb 15 (TNA) – Thailand found its first case of COVID-19’s South African variant but health authorities assured it was under control.

Dr Opas Karnkawinpong, director-general of the Department of Disease Control, said the patient was a Thai man, 41, who arrived from South Africa. He was a gem vendor in Tanzania and stayed in South Africa for two months.

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