Thailand PM orders more beds and isolation centres for expected Covid-19 spike after Songkran festival

16/4/2022 5:45:00 PM

Thailand Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-O-Cha has ordered the Public Health Ministry to prepare for a surge.

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Thailand Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-O-Cha has ordered the Public Health Ministry to prepare for a surge.

Thailand Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-O-Cha has ordered the Public Health Ministry to prepare for a surge in Covid-19 infections as people return after the long Songkran holiday.

“Meanwhile, the National Health Security Office has been told to increase the number of 1330 Covid-19 hotlines to deal with an anticipated rise in call traffic after the holidays.”The 1330 hotline was established as a triage point for people who test positive for Covid-19, registering them either for home/community isolation or transport to a hospital depending on their symptoms. The hotline also provides preventive information and updates for people in high-risk groups and those who suspect they may have contracted the virus.

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“Meanwhile, the National Health Security Office has been told to increase the number of 1330 Covid-19 hotlines to deal with an anticipated rise in call traffic after the holidays.” The 1330 hotline was established as a triage point for people who test positive for Covid-19, registering them either for home/community isolation or transport to a hospital depending on their symptoms. "We have also received many queries and requests from the public about the second booster dose. The hotline also provides preventive information and updates for people in high-risk groups and those who suspect they may have contracted the virus. Dr Thira noted that the number of daily Covid-19 cases had increased two to three times after the long Songkran holidays last year, and he expected a similar situation this year. “PM Prayut also urged people to remain at home in isolation for 7-10 days after they return from their Songkran trips,” said Thanakorn. Dr Anas said, as announced by Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin on April 14 April, those above 60 with high comorbidities (individuals who have diabetes; patients with chronic lung disease; patients with chronic renal disease, underlying dialysis; patients with chronic liver disease; patients with cerebrovascular disease; patients with heart failure, ischemic heart disease, cardiomyopathy; chronic neurological patients; individuals with a body mass index (BMI) over 40 as well as individuals at home care centres for a long-term) who are more susceptible to severe Covid-19 infection can now obtain a second dose of booster after four to six months obtaining the first booster dose. “If you have symptoms such as coughing, runny nose or fever above 37. Kes baharu turut meningkat di 20 daripada lebih 240 negara dan wilayah, termasuk Taiwan, Thailand dan Bhutan.

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