The Krabi Provincial Public Well being Workplace is monitoring greater than 100 sufferers suspected of carrying the Wuhan coronavirus, and 5 of them should get extra blood assessments, Wittaya Watthanuengkowit, the workplace’s physician, mentioned on Friday (January 31).
“At the moment, we’re monitoring over 100 sufferers who got here from China; 10 per cent of them had been Thai individuals,” he mentioned.These individuals had fever or different signs and had been handled in a number of hospitals in Krabi province.
Presently, they’ve been allowed to remain in inns, underneath shut monitoring of the inns’ managers and medical groups from each authorities and personal organisations.Nonetheless, 5 sufferers should undergo extra assessments. The province has quarantined them within the hospitals, whereas their blood take a look at outcomes are awaited.
“This time now we have ordered all hospitals to supply greater than 100 rooms to completely monitor suspected instances of infections sooner or later,” the physician mentioned. “The 100-plus vacationers from China will likely be monitored for one more 14 days, he added.
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This text was first printed in The Nation.