Two districts in Maha Sarakham declared highest and strictest control zones after new cluster of 21 Covid-19 domestic infections is reported

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Maha Sarakham –

The Mueang and Kantharavichai districts of Maha Sarakham province have been declared Red Zones after a cluster of 21 domestic infections, including a doctor, were recorded in the past 24 hours, CCSA spokesman Taweesin Visanuyothin announced today, February 3rd.

The cluster was reported as coming from a large party involving sharing of food at a restaurant in the province. The infections are from Maha Sarakham with 17, Ratchaburi 3, and Khon Kaen 1. About 17 high-risk venues have been ordered closed in both districts so far.

About 4,149 people who have been reportedly in contact with infected patients in the province have been screened during initial proactive case finding. As of today, 2,477 of them are reportedly not infected with the virus and the results for the remaining 1,672 are still pending.

Dr. Taweesin stated that the situation is still under the control of provincial health authorities. He also asked the public to remain calm and continue to follow the strict health restrictions of the public health ministry.


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National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October, 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.