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Daughter dumps COVID dad, 80, at Korat temple

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A couple dumped an 80-year-old man they called “father” at a temple in Bua Lai district and drove off, and he was later confirmed to be infected with Covid-19. A Facebook user said to be a medical worker at Bua Yai Hospital posted pictures of an old man lying on a trail near […]Read More

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Hundreds returning home for COVID-19 treatment in Korat

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: More than 700 people infected with Covid-19 have already sought and been given permission to return home for treatment in Nakhon Ratchasima and there are still beds available for more, a senior health official said on Friday. Since June 29, 707 Nakhon Ratchasima natives who were infected with the virus elsewhere had sought […]Read More

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Korat logs 125 new COVID-19 infections, one death

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: The provincial health office reported 125 new coronavirus cases, most of them returnees from high-risk provinces, and one fatality on Monday. The 125 cases were scattered through 27 of the province’s 32 districts, raising the accumulated number of infections to 2,117. Of the total, 1,096 recovered, 998 were still under treatment and 23 […]Read More

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Korat ups guard after finding infected workers from Bangkok

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: New infections found among workers and their families returning from Covid-19 hit Bangkok have set alarm bells ringing in this northeastern province. Nakhon Ratchasima city mayor Prasert Boonchaisuk on Monday ordered all 15 schools and childcare centres operated by the municipality to close for one week, until next Sunday, after the infections were […]Read More

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Schools in Korat postpone start of school year

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Many schools in Nakhon Ratchasima have postponed the opening of the new school semester from Monday by up to three weeks to ease parents’ worries about Covid-19 transmission. Many private schools in Muang and other districts of this northeastern province posted the announcements on their Facebook pages on Saturday. Full story: Bangkok Post […]Read More

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Korat drug busts point to Bangkok

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Four suspects were arrested and 132,505 methamphetamine pills and 32 grammes of crystal meth seized in two recent drug cases, Provincial Police Region 3 commissioner Pol Lt Gen Panurat Lakboon said on Tuesday. Police arrested Tawatchai “Ko” Suphanhong, 36, with 10,450 meth pills and 32g of crystal met, or ice, on May 14, […]Read More

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COVID-19 outbreak closes Korat sausage factory

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Authorities have ordered the closure of a sausage factory in Muang district for 14 days after the number of Covid-19 infections linked to a cluster in the factory rose to 30. The cluster of infections at the factory, which employs more than 800 people, has spread to other areas in the northeastern province, […]Read More

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Ugandan, Thai wife accused of hiding COVID-19 info

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A district chief filed a police complaint on Monday accusing a Ugandan man and his Thai wife, both infected with Covid-19, of concealing details of their movements from health officials. The complaint was filed with Soeng Sang police by local kamnan Sanit Srithawee, on behalf of the director of Soeng Sang Hospital. Full […]Read More