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 stated yesterday, assuring the general public that the mutated pressure of the virus virus isn’t “travelling” into the country by tourists. Dr Opas Karnkawinpong said that all “sandbox” guests are being closely and stringently monitored by well being authorities.
“All 1,007 travellers from South Africa who just lately arrived in Thailand examined negative for Covid-19.”
Thai authorities are now setting restrictions to prevent 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 authorities spokesperson, the Department of Medical Sciences has uncovered no proof of a single incidence of the variation in Thailand, including that her division is now telling all private hospitals to submit specimens from all sufferers who check positive for Covid-19 to be genetically analysed in order to identify every patient’s pressure and prevalence.
The Ramathibodi Hospital’s Centre for Medical Genomics is working on a test kit to precisely detect the Omicron mutant using mass array technology, which should be completed in roughly two weeks.
The secretary-general of Chulabhorn Royal Academy, Prof Dr Nithi Mahanonda, additionally encouraged the public to stay calm and be careful for extra info.
Little-known “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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