As many as 519 out of 900 workers tested positive in the camp set up by Sino-Thai Engineering and Construction in Muang district.
Samples had been collected from the workers on Saturday and the result confirmed on Monday.
The authorities said most of the workers at the camp were migrants and will be quarantined in the camp, while Thai fellow workers will be sent to field hospitals. The camp has been ordered closed as of Monday evening.
Published : May 24, 2021
By : The Nation