The prime minister formed a committee to supervise COVID-19 vaccine procurement by private hospitals.
Chiang Mai province set up a field hospital with 280 beds to treat COVID-19 patients and its opening was set this afternoon.
BANGKOK, April 9 (TNA) – About 10 private hospitals in the capital have suspended their COVID-19 tests due to occupied beds and lack of testing liquids following an overwhelming number of people seeking the tests.
Rajvithi Hospital announced it found 10 more COVID-19 cases among its personnel.
A renowned virologist assumed the British variant of COVID-19 in Thailand might come from Cambodia where the strain had spread.
The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) came up with new measures to handle the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases while the source of the British variant of COVID-19 in Thailand remained unknown.
The infectious disease committee of Phuket ordered the closure of local entertainment places from April 9 to 18 to control COVID-19.
There were 405 new COVID-19 cases in the country over the past 24 hours, including 391 local infections linked with entertainment places in 16 provinces.
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) cancelled its annual celebrative events at the City Hall’s front court and elsewhere during the Songkran holiday as COVID-19 was spreading fast from entertainment places in Thong Lor area of the capital.
COVID-19 was spreading fast from entertainment venues because it was of the British variant and daily new cases could be four or five digits with poor disease control measures, a well-known virologist has warned.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha assured that COVID-19 would be under control and field hospitals could be set up in Bangkok and other provinces to contain the disease.
Sony Pictures Entertainment will open its first amusement and water park in Bang Saray of Chon Buri province, according to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.