The first two Omicron dead cases in the country were elderly women with chronic diseases, according to the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration.
The country has logged 5,397 infections of COVID-19’s Omicron variant which formed 35% of all new infections.
The operations committee of the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration discussed the situation of spreading Omicron infections and was likely to propose the indefinite suspension of the Test & Go entry scheme, stricter disease controls and travel restriction.
There were 2,062 Omicron cases in 54 provinces, according to the Department of Medical Sciences.
The Public Health Ministry considers the Omicron cluster in Kalasin province as a super spreader because it has covered as many as 200 cases.
Phichit detected its first Omicron case who returned from Dubai while Nakhon Ratchasima (aka Korat) confirmed two Omicron patients who arrived from Britain.
A renowned virologist predicts Omicron will be the dominant variant of COVID-19 worldwide in a few months and Thailand may face its 5th wave of the disease after the New Year holiday.
The number of people infected with the Omicron variant of COVID-19 is soaring with clusters in many provinces, according to the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration.
The northeastern province recorded its first Omicron case, an Australian man who arrived on Dec 11 through the Test & Go entry program and met his girlfriend in Amnat Charoen province.
Thailand has reported its first domestic cluster of coronavirus infections from the Omicron variant in the northeastern Kalasin province and health authorities are trying to contain it.
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) cancels all its New Year events including a prayer gathering during the New Year transition to curb COVID-19.
The Department of Medical Sciences confirmed that the Israeli visitor who sneaked away from his hotel in Bangkok was infected with the Omicron variant of COVID-19 and his previous tests at two hospitals had returned negative because of