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Covid-infected body of man, 80, found near Victory Monument


An 80-year-old homeless man infected with Covid-19 was found dead on a Bangkok street on Saturday morning.

The corpse was found lying beside a seat near Victory Monument at 7.30am.

Local vendors were the first to spot the body before contacting officials.

Initially, the cause of death was unknown until medics from Ramathibodi Hospital, arrived at the scene along with rescue staff and tested the dead man with a Covid-19 rapid-test kit.

Preliminary autopsy showed that there was no injury on the man’s body. Among his belongings were medicines for hypertension and diabetes.
The corpse was later sent to Ramathibodi Hospital for further examination.

Covid-infected body of man, 80, found near Victory Monument A police officer stationed at the scene told the press that the dead person had been resting near the seat since the previous night.

Published : July 24, 2021

By : The Nation