Srettha Thavisin, former CEO of a leading real estate conglomerate, of the Pheu Thai Party is expected to become Thailand's next PM.

Thai PM Srettha Takes Sick Leave After COVID-19 Diagnosis

BANGKOK (NNT) – Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has announced he is taking sick leave after testing positive for COVID-19. The announcement was made Sunday evening (June 16) via his Facebook page, where he shared that symptoms of fatigue and a slight fever prompted him to get tested.

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According to Government Spokesperson Chai Wacharonke, the prime minister sought medical advice last Friday when he first experienced symptoms. The subsequent test confirmed his infection. His doctor has recommended a rest period until he is no longer contagious, with further monitoring scheduled for the early part of the week.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Krajangwit Johjit
National News Bureau of Thailand

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