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State Railway of Thailand governor tests positive for Covid


The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) governor is the latest senior Thai official confirmed to have contracted Covid-19.

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Nirut Maneephan is currently receiving medical treatment after testing positive for the virus on Thursday.

Nirut took the Covid-19 test on Wednesday after realising he was at risk of infection.

The SRT governor's timeline is expected to be revealed soon.

Also infected by the third wave of Covid-19 sweeping across the country are Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob and government public relations chief Lt-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd. Members of the Cabinet are currently self-isolating.

Published : April 08, 2021

By : The Nation