The coronavirus outbreak in the south is worrisome Infected in many provinces
Date 18 Oct 2021 time 15:31
The Ministry of Education is concerned about the COVID-19 outbreak in the South The death toll was found today at 21, while the number of infections was high in many provinces. Sending experts from the Department of Disease Control to expedite the investigation of the disease
Dr. Sumani Watcharasin, director of the Office of Risk Communication and Health Behavior Development, Department of Disease Control, said during a statement on the situation of the COVID-19 epidemic that the 10 provinces had the highest number of cases on October 18. They are Bangkok 1,046 cases, Yala 756 cases, Nakhon Si Thammarat 615 cases, Songkhla 579 cases, Pattani 502 cases, Narathiwat 466 cases, Rayong 402 cases, Chonburi 354 cases, Chiang Mai 314 cases, Samut Prakan 247 cases.
In this regard, at the meeting of the BAAC, there were discussions that The infection in the southern region is worrisome, with 21 deaths in the southern region today.
The situation in the south, besides being infected from entertainment venues, is also infected in prisons. and infected people from other areas Including infected people from neighboring countries, Malaysia, causing the epidemic in Narathiwat, Yala, Pattani
by Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense As the Director of Prof. has established an integrated center to solve the Covid-19 situation. in the southern border provinces Covering the area of Narathiwat, Yala, Pattani, Songkhla by allowing Gen. Nattapon Nakpanich, advisor to the Prime Minister. to be the center director A qualified person from the Department of Disease Control will also be sent to the area to assist in further investigations of the disease.
Dr. Sumanee said that while the new cluster That happened, in Rayong, a worker’s camp cluster, in Chanthaburi, a worker’s camp and fruit farm cluster, and in Chonburi, a rubber plantation fund cooperative cluster. Funeral clusters were found in many provinces, such as Lamphun, Khon Kaen, Loei, Sa Kaeo, and Kanchanaburi.