Category Archives: Medicine

Thailand’s main airport offers rapid coronavirus test for international arrivals

Thailand’s main international airport unveiled rapid coronavirus tests on Friday for some overseas arrivals after a three-month ban on foreign visitors was partially lifted this month, All foreigners, except those with work permits, have been barred since March, but after more than five weeks with no recorded community transmission of the virus, Thailand is allowing

Thailand reports one new coronavirus case, imported from abroad

Authorities in Thailand on Friday reported one new coronavirus infection in a quarantined Thai national returning from the Middle East, stretching to 39 days its record of no local transmissions, The coronavirus has killed 58 people in Thailand, among 3,180 infections, of which 3,066 patients have recovered.   Source: TREND News Agency

Turkey bans entrance of Kazakhs as anti-COVID quarantine extended

Turkish authorities informed Kazakhstan’s Air Astana airline company that Kazakhstan citizens would be temporarily banned from entering Turkey for two weeks, The company said that the prohibition is due to the re-introduction of quarantine regime in Kazakhstan starting July 2. Flights from Almaty and Nur Sultan to Turkey’s Istanbul and Antalya will continue to return

Over 1,700 foreign nationals expected to visit Thailand in August for medical services

More than 1,700 people of 17 nationalities have applied to come to Thailand for medical treatment under medical and wellness programs, said CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin on Friday. Under the admission program, the visitors must: Have obtained a certificate of entry (COE) from Thai embassies or consular offices in their countries Be cleared of

Thailand reports six new coronavirus cases imported from abroad

Thailand on Thursday reported six new coronavirus cases, all of which were imported from abroad, marking 38 successive days without any domestic transmission.The new cases were four Thai nationals returning from Indonesia, one from South Africa and one from Sudan, said Panprapa Yongtrakul, a spokeswoman for the government’s COVID-19 Administration Centre. All were detected in

Enabling and sustaining support for HIV and community systems for health in the time of COVID-19

Globally, almost half a million people have died from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and the number of infections grows daily. In the Asia and Pacific region, we have lost more than 40 000 people to the pandemic and over 1.6 million people have been infected. Fortunately, most countries in the region are beginning to see

Thailand reports two new imported coronavirus cases in quarantine

Thailand on Wednesday confirmed two new coronavirus cases, both of which were imported from abroad, marking 37 successive days without domestic transmission, The new cases were Thai nationals returning from Kuwait and were found in state quarantine, said Taweesin Wisanuyothin, spokesman for the government’s COVID-19 task force. The coronavirus has infected 3,173 people in Thailand,

Thailand reports two imported coronavirus infections

Thailand on Tuesday confirmed two new coronavirus cases imported from abroad, marking 36 days without local transmission, The new cases were Thai nationals returning from Qatar who were in state quarantine, said Panprapa Yongtrakul, a spokeswoman for the government’s COVID-19 Administration Centre. The coronavirus has killed 58 people in Thailand among its 3,171 infections. Of

Thailand reports seven new coronavirus cases, all imported, no new deaths

Thailand on Monday reported seven new coronavirus cases, all of which were imported, marking 35 days without community transmission, The seven cases were Thais returning from India and the United States who had tested positive while in state quarantine, said Sukhum Kanchanapimai, the health ministry’s permanent secretary. The coronavirus has killed 58 people in Thailand,