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Two THAI flights from London found to be Covid-19 hotspots

Apr 02. 2020
Nonthaburi Provincial Public Health Office has issued a warning that passengers on two flights from London face the risk of being infected by Covid-19.
Nonthaburi Provincial Public Health Office has issued a warning that passengers on two flights from London face the risk of being infected by Covid-19.
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By The Nation

The Nonthaburi Provincial Public Health Office has announced that passengers of two Thai Airways (THAI) flights from London to Bangkok may be at risk because three people who took these flights were found to be infected with Covid-19. 

The three passengers had developed symptoms en route and later tested positive for the virus. 

In an announcement on Facebook page of Nonthaburi Provincial Public Health Office, the public health office said passengers who took TG917 flights from Heathrow to Suvarnabhumi on March 27 and 28 should either quarantine themselves or have themselves tested for novel coronavirus. 

A passenger on seat number 49D of TG917, which left Heathrow Airport at 9.25pm on March 27 and landed in Suvarnabhumi on March 28 at 3.51pm, was found to be infected. 

Two passengers on TG917, which left Heathrow Airport on March 28 at 9.25pm and arrived in Bangkok the following afternoon, were also found to be infected. 

The public health office said people who were on either of the two flights must isolate themselves at home, wear face masks and observe their symptoms for 14 days. Those who feel ill are required to go to the closest hospital and tell the doctors about their travel history. 

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