The Covid situation in Thailand is rapidly evolving, with new cases and deaths
being reported every day. If you are planning a trip to Thailand or are currently in
the country, it is important to stay up-to-date on the latest information and take
precautions to protect yourself from the virus. In this article, we will provide an updated overview of the situation in Thailand and outline what you need to know to keep yourself safe.
Although daily reported case numbers continue to increase, Thailand is still not seeing the steep rise seen in other countries due to the omicron COVID 19
The average number of new community-acquired COVID-19 cases reported per day increased by 23% in the past 7 days compared to the previous week.
Although daily reported case numbers continue to increase, Thailand is still not seeing the steep rise seen in other countries due to the omicron COVID-19 variant.
The total number of cases reported today (23 February 2022 – 21232) is the highest since 15 August 2021. Bangkok continues to report the highest daily number of COVID cases.
the past week (3,012) is just 1% higher than the week prior. The average daily
number reflects the overall burden of COVID19 cases for the healthcare delivery
system since even people isolated at home are being actively monitored by
healthcare workers An average of 31 daily deaths were reported in the past
week, compared to 25 for the previous week.
(783) represents a 23% increase over the average number reported for the
previous week (639). The average daily number of ventilated COVID-19 cases
over the past seven days (195) represents a 48% increase over the average
number reported for the previous week (131).
the number of severe and ventilated cases in hospitals. However, the number of
seriously ill COVID-19 cases remains much lower than the numbers seen at the
peak in July / August 2021.
There is still capacity in the healthcare system to admit patients. Although
as seen in some other countries, the widespread use of rapid antigen tests
(including those available ‘over the counter) continues to make it difficult to
accurately monitor the situation.
levels of severe illness and deaths caused by circulating COVID-19 strains. High
vaccination rates also help to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. However,
vaccination rates are still low in some provinces and some important risk groups
variant continues to spread in the country.
international travelers from all countries to enter without lengthy quarantine
restrictions. (Thailand temporarily suspended the program from December 22, 2021, citing the rising number of Omicron variant cases in the country.)
The COVID 19 vaccine has been proven to be an effective way of preventing the
spread and severity levels in infections caused by this particular strain. However,
there are still some areas that need more attention which include provinces with
low vaccination rates as well those who have refused or avoided getting
vaccinated for personal reasons such as religious beliefs despite how much risk
they pose being susceptible if infected.
Preventive measures include physical or social distancing, quarantining,
ventilation of indoor spaces, covering coughs and sneezes, hand washing, and
keeping unwashed hands away from the face. The use of face masks or
coverings has been recommended in public settings to minimize the risk of
Day 1 and Day 5, where they will await the results of mandatory RT-PCR tests, if
you’re vaccinated please still follow the guidelines and preventive measures to
protect yourself as well as others