Authorities Warn People to be on Alert for Further Spread of COVID-19 in Bangkok

 Authorities Warn People to be on Alert for Further Spread of COVID-19 in Bangkok

Siam Sqare, one of the busiest areas in Bangkok, is quiet during the COVID-19 outbreak. Photo: © ILO/Alin Sirisaksopit / flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.




The Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has warned people to be on their guard against a possibly wider spread of COVID-19 in Bangkok, following active case findings in the Ratchaprasong and Pratunam areas.

CCSA assistant spokeswoman Apisamai Srirangsan said, of the 734 people who took COVID-19 tests on May 29 at the testing site in Siam Square, 54 were found to be infected with the virus, which is considered high. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has, therefore, stepped up the monitoring of communities in areas where several shopping malls are located.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Reporter: Paphamon Arayasukawat
National News Bureau of Thailand



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