Thailand In The Midst Of Covid-19 Pandemic

The world is in the midst of a pandemic. The Covid-19 virus has spread at an alarming rate, with many countries reporting cases. Some have even confirmed deaths due to this new strain of influenza. Thailand is no exception. The country has been hard hit by this deadly contagion.

Also read COVID-19 Response | Thailand 

Health and Safety Measures

The government has taken strict measures to combat the outbreak. The Taksin military hospital outside Bangkok is now taking care of those afflicted with Covid-19, as well as other contagious diseases. Many of the patients are in the isolation facility due to their contagious nature. There have been reports that some people whom suspects of having this strain of flu are now in the quarantine facility to avoid contact to other person. The prime minister takes a strong stance, publicly condemning those who have Covid-19. He states these people pose a danger to society and must be contained.

The official stance of the government is that the risk to the general population is low. They encourage people to remain calm and not to panic.

Social Stigma

However, the threat of Covid-19 has affected society as a whole. There are reports that some people suffering from flu like symptoms have been turned away by medical professionals due to fear of infection. This has lead to countless fatalities, as patients turned away continued to work or care for their families without seeking proper medical attention.

Confirmed Deaths Due To Covid-19

There have been confirmed deaths due to Covid-19. Most of the victims were mostly elderly and had other complicating health issues that led to their demise. So far there has not been any reports of this strain infecting those under 18 years of age. The virus itself is not very different from other strains in this age group.

Precautions By The Government

Governments worldwide have been taking these same precautions to help try and stem the tide on this new pandemic. No one really knows where the virus come from. This is causing some governments to draft quarantine laws and increase their law enforcement agencies as a precaution. There is no real treatment for this new deadly virus other than taking over the counter medications like flu medicine and drinking plenty of fluids. People are to take precautions by staying indoors if possible.

To help protect against it’s citizens from contracting this highly contagious disease. The Thai government has taken some precautions such as closing schools and cancelling public events. The Thai Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsataydorn, who is overseeing the country’s response to this pandemic telling citizens to remain calm and take precautions like washing their hands frequently. Other precautions include avoiding close contact with sick people or those who are at high risk for catching the disease. Piyasakol recommends people to wear face masks if they are around large groups of people. This recent news about Thailand’s fears over this new pandemic causes some airlines to re-route their flights. The airlines are taking precautions in order to protect their passengers from this new strain of virus that knows no cure.

Thailand’s Fear Over A Pandemic

Thailand’s government is trying to reassure its citizens that they are working hard to stem the tide of this deadly pandemic that seems to have no cure or treatment for it. Some people are still afraid due to social stigma because there’s a lot of cases of this disease taking place in Thailand. A lot of the victims were elderly so this might be good news for those who are young adults or under 18 years old since there hasn’t been any reports of young people dying from this new deadly virus.

The World Health Organization is also asking citizens in these countries to remain indoors if possible and to wear face masks when they are outside of their homes. The Thai government is working hard to contain the disease. You can do your part by staying up-to-date with news on the pandemic and taking these precautions in order to avoid Covid-19.

Also read Thailand: Religious Beliefs

The world is in the midst of a pandemic. The Covid-19 virus has spread at an alarming rate, with many countries reporting cases. Some have even confirmed deaths due to this new strain of influenza. Thailand is no exception. The country has been hard hit by this deadly contagion.

Also read COVID-19 Response | Thailand 

Health and Safety Measures

The government has taken strict measures to combat the outbreak. The Taksin military hospital outside Bangkok is now taking care of those afflicted with Covid-19, as well as other contagious diseases. Many of the patients are in the isolation facility due to their contagious nature. There have been reports that some people whom suspects of having this strain of flu are now in the quarantine facility to avoid contact to other person. The prime minister takes a strong stance, publicly condemning those who have Covid-19. He states these people pose a danger to society and must be contained.

The official stance of the government is that the risk to the general population is low. They encourage people to remain calm and not to panic.

Social Stigma

However, the threat of Covid-19 has affected society as a whole. There are reports that some people suffering from flu like symptoms have been turned away by medical professionals due to fear of infection. This has lead to countless fatalities, as patients turned away continued to work or care for their families without seeking proper medical attention.

Confirmed Deaths Due To Covid-19

There have been confirmed deaths due to Covid-19. Most of the victims were mostly elderly and had other complicating health issues that led to their demise. So far there has not been any reports of this strain infecting those under 18 years of age. The virus itself is not very different from other strains in this age group.

Precautions By The Government

Governments worldwide have been taking these same precautions to help try and stem the tide on this new pandemic. No one really knows where the virus come from. This is causing some governments to draft quarantine laws and increase their law enforcement agencies as a precaution. There is no real treatment for this new deadly virus other than taking over the counter medications like flu medicine and drinking plenty of fluids. People are to take precautions by staying indoors if possible.

To help protect against it’s citizens from contracting this highly contagious disease. The Thai government has taken some precautions such as closing schools and cancelling public events. The Thai Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsataydorn, who is overseeing the country’s response to this pandemic telling citizens to remain calm and take precautions like washing their hands frequently. Other precautions include avoiding close contact with sick people or those who are at high risk for catching the disease. Piyasakol recommends people to wear face masks if they are around large groups of people. This recent news about Thailand’s fears over this new pandemic causes some airlines to re-route their flights. The airlines are taking precautions in order to protect their passengers from this new strain of virus that knows no cure.

Thailand’s Fear Over A Pandemic

Thailand’s government is trying to reassure its citizens that they are working hard to stem the tide of this deadly pandemic that seems to have no cure or treatment for it. Some people are still afraid due to social stigma because there’s a lot of cases of this disease taking place in Thailand. A lot of the victims were elderly so this might be good news for those who are young adults or under 18 years old since there hasn’t been any reports of young people dying from this new deadly virus.

The World Health Organization is also asking citizens in these countries to remain indoors if possible and to wear face masks when they are outside of their homes. The Thai government is working hard to contain the disease. You can do your part by staying up-to-date with news on the pandemic and taking these precautions in order to avoid Covid-19.

Also read Thailand: Religious Beliefs

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