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Chiang Mai 50th Covid patient's travel history, announces curbs on visitors from 'red' provinces


Chiang Mai governor has cancelled the winter festival and has made the Red Cross fair virtual after the province’s 50th Covid-19 case was discovered.

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The 25-year-old food vendor’s timeline showed that she had visited flea markets and entertainment venues in Chiang Mai, Lampang and Phrae.

The patient first developed a high fever, cough, sore throat and headache on Sunday. Seven days before that she had travelled to Lampang and Phrae.

The patient’s movements from December 26 to Monday are as follows:

December 26

7am-11am: Attending sister’s wedding in Chiang Mai’s San Pa Tong district.

11am-7pm: Staying home in Chiang Mai’s Muang district.

7pm-midnight: Attending wedding reception.

Midnight-2am: Partying at DC Chiang Mai bar.

December 27

At home all day.

December 28

10pm-10.30pm: Partying in Tha Chang district area.

10.30pm-12.30am: Partying at Infinity Club.

December 29

10.30am-1pm: Renewing driving licence at Lampang Bus Terminal.

1pm-3pm: Visiting relative in Lampang’s Muang district.

9pm-9.30pm: Shopping at Mr DIY store in Kamthieng Lotus department store in Chiang Mai.

December 30

4pm-10pm: Shopping at Lotus Kamthieng flea market in Chiang Mai.

December 31

8pm-8.30pm: Shopping at Lotus Kamthieng flea market.

8.30pm-1am: Partying at Chiang Mai’s Warm Up Cafe.

January 1

5pm-7.30pm: At Central Festival Chiang Mai shopping mall.

10.30pm-2am: Partying at Warm Up Cafe, Chiang Mai.

2am-3am: Partying at Pretty Exclusive Club.

January 2

4.30pm: Driving off to Phrae with her mother and picking up friends along the way.

7.30pm: Arriving at a friend’s house to attend a birthday party and staying there overnight.

January 3

1pm: Heading back to Chiang Mai.

4pm: Pit stop at PTT, spending five minutes in 7-Eleven convenience store with mask on.

7.15pm-8pm: Dining at Im Mee Pe Mum hotpot buffet in Star Avenue Mall, Chiang Mai.

9pm: Heading to private hospital for Covid-19 test.

January 4

Virus detected and patient transferred to Nakhonping Hospital.

Chiang Mai Communicable Disease Committee has ordered that the five entertainment venues the patient visited in the province be closed for three days from Monday and members of staff quarantined for 14 days.

Chiang Mai governor Charoenrit Sanguansat has announced that everyone entering the province via all channels must register themselves using the “CM Chana” application, while travellers from 28 “red” provinces must be quarantined for 14 days.

Pubs, bars, karaoke joints must close at 11pm and can reopen at 5am. All customers must register through the “Thai Chana” application only.

Entertainment venues can only be 75 per cent full, no dancing allowed and people from “red” provinces will not be allowed to enter.

At buffet restaurants, customers are prohibited from serving themselves, while restaurants are prohibited from serving alcohol from 11pm onwards. Events or gatherings of 50 or more people are banned.

The authorities have cancelled the winter festival, which was to run until January 10, with the exception of the Miss Chiang Mai beauty pageant, which will be held but with limited participants. The Red Cross lottery event will be held, but will be broadcast live.

Published : January 05, 2021

By : The Nation