First case of Indian COVID-19 variant detected in a Thai mother and her 4-year old son

 First case of Indian COVID-19 variant detected in a Thai mother and her 4-year old son

Hospital during COVID-19 pandemic in Jangamakote Village, India. Photo: Trinity Care Foundation / flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.



The first case of the Indian COVID-19 variant, or B.1.617.1, has been found in Thailand, in a Thai family returning from Pakistan and in state quarantine, according to CCSA assistant spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan.

The case involves a 42-year old pregnant Thai woman, who returned to Thailand from Pakistan on April 24th with three sons, aged 4, 6 and 8, with a stopover in Dubai. All entered state quarantine in a hotel. The woman stayed in one room with the youngest son while the two others were in a separate room.

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