Dr Wichai Thanasopon, Deputy Public Health Doctor of Chonburi, revealed that a preliminary report on April 4 found that the eight patients had been in contact with an infected Japanese person on Saturday. Five of the infected people had attended the same party in Bangkok (2 Thais, 3 Japanese) and two are family members.
Meanwhile, one patient had a history of travel to Samut Sakhon and is now under investigation.
The cluster in the Thonglor area of Bangkok came from partying in three entertainment venues: Krystal Club, Bla Bla bar, and Thonglor-Ekkamai Beer House. There are at least 13 cases in this cluster including a Korean man.
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is now tracking visitors from March 25-30 to Krystal Club and Bla Bla bar, and Thonglor-Ekkamai Beer House to assess their risk via website http://bkkcovid19.bangkok.go.th/covid/frontend/web/ or contact Health division at 0 2245 4964.
Published : April 04, 2021
By : The Nation