Omicron Covid-19 variant isn’t in Thailand, DDC director says

The Omicron Covid-19 variant isn’t in Thailand, director-general of the Department of Disease Control said yesterday, assuring the public that the mutated strain of the virus virus just isn’t “travelling” into the nation by vacationers. Dr Opas Karnkawinpong stated that all “sandbox” guests are being intently and stringently monitored by health authorities.
“All 1,007 travellers from South Africa who just lately arrived in Thailand examined negative for Covid-19.”

Thai authorities at the second are setting restrictions to forestall the strain spreading in Thailand and issuance of the Thailand Pass has been suspended for eight nations in Southern Africa.
According to Rachada Dhnadirek, a deputy government spokesperson, the Department of Medical Sciences has uncovered no evidence of a single incidence of the variation in Thailand, including that her division is now telling all non-public hospitals to submit specimens from all sufferers who test optimistic for Covid-19 to be genetically analysed in order to determine every patient’s pressure and prevalence.
The Ramathibodi Hospital’s Centre for Medical Genomics is engaged on a take a look at kit to precisely detect the Omicron mutant using mass array know-how, which should be completed in approximately two weeks.
Unique -general of Chulabhorn Royal Academy, Prof Dr Nithi Mahanonda, also encouraged the common public to stay calm and watch out for more information.
The novel mutation virus “Omicron” was first found in South Africa and has since been present in Australia, the United Kingdom, Germany, Israel, Italy, and Hong Kong last week..

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