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Q&A How To Protect Yourself When Travelling During The Coronavirus (COVID-2019) Outbreak

21 Feb, 2020

WHO Travel Advice during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Hilton To Manage Third Hotel In Bangkok, Its Biggest For The City

21 Feb, 2020

Hilton Hotels has signed a management agreement with real estate company AP Prime Property Company to convert the former Grand Ayudhaya Hotel into the 608-room Hilton Bangkok Ratchada by 2022.

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All But One Wuhan Returnees Discharged

19 Feb, 2020

Local cases remain at 35 in total, 18 of whom remain at hospital

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Two More Coronavirus Patients Discharged

19 Feb, 2020

Two more Covid-19 patients in Thailand have fully recovered and were discharged earlier today (February 18), the Department of Disease Control told a press conference. “The total number of Covid-19 cases in Thailand today is the same as yesterday at 35,” deputy director-general Dr Thanarak Phaliphat said. “The number of confirmed infected patients in Thailand currently under hospital care is 18, while 17 have fully recovered and have been discharged.”

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Woman, 74, Recovers From Virus After 'Thai Cocktail'

18 Feb, 2020

An elderly Chinese woman who received a "Thai cocktail" of HIV and flu drugs to treat severe Covid-19-related pneumonia left hospital on Tuesday after making a full recovery, a government official said.

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All But One Wuhan Returnee Cleared Of Covid-19

18 Feb, 2020

CHON BURI: One of the 138 quarantined Thai returnees from Wuhan showed a small presence of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), but the others were healthy and ready to be discharged from quarantine, a senior health official said on Tuesday.

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Japanese And S'pore Arrivals Screened

18 Feb, 2020

Health authorities have extended coronavirus screening to cover visitors from Japan and Singapore while denying entry to passengers and crew of the MS Westerdam, now berthed in Cambodia.

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Thailand Records 1 New Case Of Coronavirus

17 Feb, 2020

The health ministry said on Monday that Thailand had recorded one new case of the coronavirus and was increasing screening of visitors from Singapore and Japan entering the country in response to the widening outbreak.

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THAI Cuts Some Regional Flights

17 Feb, 2020

BANGKOK, 17 February 2020: Thai Airways Internationals had reduced services to South Korea and Singapore from its home base in Bangkok due to a dramatic fall in demand and cancellations caused by the Covid-19 virus scare.

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First Case Of Medical Worker Found

15 Feb, 2020

Woman working at private hospital contracted virus from a patient, Thai health authorities say

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Number Of Covid-19 Cases Unchanged At 33, Says Health Ministry

15 Feb, 2020

The Ministry of Public Health briefed the press today (February 14) on the latest data of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) infection in Thailand. “A female Chinese tourist infected with the virus was discharged today as she had fully recovered,” said permanent secretary Dr Sukhum Kanjanapimai. “Accumulated cases of Covid-19 remain unchanged at 33, with 20 tested positive for infection, while 13 have fully recovered and discharged”.

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Obstacle Trail Race Launches In Phuket

13 Feb, 2020

PHUKET, 13 February 2020: Laguna Phuket will host a new sports event, the Singha Obstacle Trail Run presented by Laguna Phuket, Saturday 2 May 2020. Dubbed “Keng” (meaning “to excel”), the race will be Singha’s very first beach obstacle trail event and mark the beginning of the brewery’s Obstacle Trail Series 2020.

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Another Virus Victim Goes Home Healthy

13 Feb, 2020

Another Covid-19 coronavirus victim in Thailand has fully recovered and was discharged from hospital on Wednesday (February 12), the Department of Disease Control reported.

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Thousands Wash Down Massacre Sites

12 Feb, 2020

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Thousands of officials and volunteers on Wednesday came together to cleaned up the areas soiled by the blood and violence of the weekend's rampage by a rogue soldier.

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Local Virus Cases Stable At 33

12 Feb, 2020

The number of local novel coronavirus patients remained at 33 on Wednesday. Eleven of them had fully recovered and been discharged and 22 were still in hospitals, the Disease Control Department reported.

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Thailand Reports 1 New Case Of Coronavirus, Brings Total To 33

11 Feb, 2020

Thailand has recorded one new case of coronavirus, bringing the total in the country to 33 since January, a health ministry official said on Tuesday.

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[PHOTOS] Tourists Are Out And About In Bangkok As Usual

11 Feb, 2020

Bangkok, 10 February, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to share photos showing tourists out and about enjoying travel experiences in Bangkok today.

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Two Dead, 21 Injured In Phuket As Speedboats Collide

10 Feb, 2020

Two Russian boys aged 12 and six succumbed to their injuries after two speedboats collided early on Monday (February 10) in Phuket.

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Coronavirus Cases In Thailand Remain At 32

10 Feb, 2020

Confirmed cases of coronavirus in Thailand remain at 32 persons – nine Thais and 23 Chinese – with 10 having returned home and 22 in hospital, while the condition of one Thai who returned from Wuhan, China, is normal, Public Health Ministry spokesman Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin said today (February 10).

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Sick Wuhan Returnees Have Recovered

06 Feb, 2020

The four returnees from Wuhan who were hospitalised with a fever have all recovered, but one still requires treatment for a lung disorder.

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First Local Virus Patient 'cured'

05 Feb, 2020

The first person to test positive for locally transmitted coronavirus, a taxi driver, has been declared completely cured and discharged from hospital.

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Eight Of 19 Coronavirus Patients In Thailand Return Home, 4 To Be Released Soon

04 Feb, 2020

Of the 19 coronavirus cases in Thailand, eight of the patients have returned home, four have been given the doctor’s okay and will go back home soon, and seven will remain in hospital but have seen good improvement in their condition, Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said today (February 3).

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Thai Doctors Say They Cured Patient Of Coronavirus ‘in 48 Hours’

03 Feb, 2020

BANGKOK — The Ministry of Public Health on Sunday said they discovered medical treatment that rendered the new strain of coronavirus impotent in 48 hours.

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Virus Side-effects On Tourism

01 Feb, 2020

Fewer tourists were seen on Saturday (February 1) at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha or Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram and the adjacent Grand Palace in Phra Nakhon district of Bangkok.

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Thailand’s Latest Head Count: 66.6 Million, Including Nearly A Million Foreigners

31 Jan, 2020

Thailand officially had 66,558,935 residents as of December 31, the government formally announced on Thursday (January 30).

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Human Transmission Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Thailand

31 Jan, 2020

Thailand has seen its first case of human-to-human transmission of the new coronavirus inside the country, a senior Public Health official said on Friday.

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Sixth Patient Discharged, 8 Remain At Hospital

30 Jan, 2020

Another coronavirus-infected patient has been cleared, discharged and sent back to China, bringing the total number of cleared patients to six.

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Thailand: No Overstay Fine For Tourists Affected By Coronavirus Outbreak

30 Jan, 2020

Travellers whose plans are disrupted will not be fined, with 15 airlines also in talks to address refund policies

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Railways, Mass Transit, THAI, Shopping Malls Boost Hygienic Measures Amid Coronavirus Anxiety

29 Jan, 2020

Many key transport modes and shopping malls in Thailand have stepped up hygienic measures to combat the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.

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Thailand Measure To Prevent The Spread Of Coronavirus

27 Jan, 2020

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said authorities are still working out measures to prevent further spread of the coronavirus.

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