Thailand morning news for July 20

Thailand morning news for July 20

Poll: vast majority fear second virus wave, support foreign arrival ban A recent opinion poll by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll, showed well over 90% of respondents fear a second wave of Covid-19 and want a complete ban on foreign arrivals in Thailand. — The Thaiger Thousands Join Biggest Anti-Gov’t Rally Since […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 18 — Indonesia active cases ease, 14mln global infections, US daily infections at new high

• USA tops 70,000 new infections in 24-hours again - new high | • Global deaths nudge 600,000

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 18 — Indonesia active cases ease, 14mln global infections, US daily infections at new high

As of 00:38 GMT July 18 there was 81,084 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 1,327, or 1.66 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 653, or 0.81 per cent, are serious or critical. A total 2,123** people were discharged or marked as recovered. Indonesia yesterday reported […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 17 — new record for daily infections as 14 mln barrier nudged

• Asean cases top 200,000 | • Brazil tops 2 mln cases | • USA tops 70,000 new infections in 24-hours | • India tops 35,000 new cases in 24-hours, 1 mln total cases

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 17 — new record for daily infections as 14 mln barrier nudged

As of 00:42 GMT July 17 there was 79,757 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 2,094, or 2.70 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 653, or 0.82 per cent, are serious or critical. A total 2,049** people were discharged or marked as recovered. Indonesia yesterday reported […]

Thailand morning news for July 17

Thailand morning news for July 17

Uttama, 3 others resign from cabinet Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana and three other members of the so-called Four Boys group announced their resignation from the cabinet on Thursday, effective immediately. — Bangkok Post Numerous medical clinics in Bangkok implicated over embezzling public funds On Thursday, Thailand National Health Security Office (NHSO) revealed that eighteen community […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 16 — record deaths in Indonesia, regional recoveries top 115,000

• USA deaths top 140,000 | • USA tops 70,000 new infections in 24-hours | • Brazil deaths top 75,000 | • UK deaths top 45,000

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 16 — record deaths in Indonesia, regional recoveries top 115,000

As of 00:41 GMT July 16 there was 77,663 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 804, or 1.04 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 341, or 0.44 per cent, are serious or critical. A total 2,191** people were discharged or marked as recovered. Indonesia yesterday reported […]

Thailand morning news for July 16

Thailand morning news for July 16

All disease control personnel at U-tapao airport transferred The entire disease control unit at U-tapao airport, including its chief, have been transferred for their alleged failure to check properly the hotel in Rayong province where the Egyptian military mission was staying last week, allowing them to venture out shopping unhindered. — Thai PBS News DPM […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 15 — 76,000 active cases in Asean

• USA nudges 140,000 dead | • Brazil nears 75,000 dead | • USA new cases top 65,000 for 2nd day

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 15 — 76,000 active cases in Asean

As of 00:43 GMT July 15 there was 76,859 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 1,202, or 1.58 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 342, or 0.44 per cent, are serious or critical. A total 1,238** people were discharged or marked as recovered. Indonesia yesterday reported […]

Thailand morning news for July 15

Thailand morning news for July 15

Thai Government: Egyptian Embassy to blame for Covid-19 incident in Rayong The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) in Bangkok, Thailand’s government watchdog for the virus, has laid the blame for an incident in which an Egyptian soldier tested positive for Covid-19 and breached quarantine in Rayong, squarely on the Egyptian Embassy. — The Pattaya […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 14 — active cases ease across the region

• Mexico tops 35,000 deaths/ 300,000 cases | • USA tops 65,000 new cases in 24hrs | • Philippines tops 35,000 active cases, 1,600 dead

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 14 — active cases ease across the region

As of 00:44 GMT July 14 there was 75,657 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, a decrease of 3,384, or -4.28 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 341, or 0.43 per cent, are serious or critical. A total 5,905** people were discharged or marked as recovered. The Philippines again […]

Thailand morning news for July 14

Thailand morning news for July 14

Colleagues of Pilot Found With Virus Were Allowed to Leave Quarantine An Egyptian airman who tested positive for the coronavirus was part of a group who was permitted to leave their quarantine facility and visit public venues in Rayong province, officials said Monday. — Khaosod English Thai Airways cancels all international flights in August Thai […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 13 — 13 mln barrier breached, Philippines overwhelmed; record deaths reported

• 34,445 dead in last 7-days | • Mexico deaths top 35,000, nudges 300,000 cases | •

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 13 — 13 mln barrier breached, Philippines overwhelmed; record deaths reported

As of 00:51 GMT July 13 there was 79,041 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 504, or 0.64 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 340, or 0.43 per cent, are regarded as serious or critical. An additional 2,922** people were discharged or marked as recovered. In […]