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Two Myanmar kids travelling under Phuket Sandbox scheme test positive


The Phuket Provincial Public Health Office reported two new Covid-19 cases under the Phuket Sandbox scheme on Sunday.

Kusak Kukiatkul, Phuket's public health chief, said an eight-year-old and a nine-year-old from Myanmar had tested positive at the end of the first week in Phuket.

He said the two children were being treated at a hospital, adding that five members of their family must be quarantined for 14 days.

"Disease investigation officers are currently looking into the timeline of two new Covid-19 cases during seven days in Phuket," he said.

He also asked people in Phuket to have faith in disease investigation officers and not panic.

 

Two Myanmar kids travelling under Phuket Sandbox scheme test positive

Earlier, a United Arab Emirates national on July 7 became the first person travelling under the Phuket Sandbox scheme to test positive for Covid-19.

Two Myanmar kids travelling under Phuket Sandbox scheme test positive

Published : July 11, 2021

By : The Nation