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Udon Thani announces first Covid case


Udon Thani province has found its first Covid-19 case, a seafood vendor who travelled to Samut Sakhon province to buy produce.

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An official announcement on Wednesday stated that the province has now heightened preventive measures after the 30-year-old man tested positive.

His wife and two sons have been quarantined at Udon Thani hospital and other relatives are also under 14-day quarantine.

He went with his wife to Samut Sakhon on December 10 and was tested for Covid-19 on December 22.

As many as 500-800 people who might have made contact with him and his family are being screened.

Two locations, including a market in Non Sung sub-district which he visited, were closed, while the schools his sons attended have also been shut until January 8.

Published : December 24, 2020

By : The Nation