Covid has invaded oil rigs in the middle of the Gulf of Thailand, 5 confirmed cases
Date 18 July 2021 time 18:05
Nakhon Si Thammarat – 92 new cases found, fearing a new cluster of oil rig workers in the Gulf of Thailand found 5 cases, rushing to move ashore with high-risk contacts
On July 18, Dr. Jaraspong Sukkri, a public health doctor in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province Urgent statement to alert the people of Nakhon Si Thammarat to increase their utmost caution after the infection of the drilling rig worker Although there are high standards of quarantine before going to sea. Have been tested for covid before but still managed to escape Which on the rig is very high standards, with doctors and nurses supervising them, there is a quarantine zone, which is not a concern
Public Health Doctor, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province Reiterating the situation of occupying the bed of critically ill patients at the moment, there are only 2-3 beds available. More empty beds means more deaths. And now, Delta strains have been found to be infected in the Cha Wong Cluster, Pak Phanang District. It is more infectious and more severe than the British strain. And it is expected that in the next 2-3 months in the epidemiological hypothesis. From the information found in this species in a patient in Bangkok. Delta species will replace the outbreak in Nakhon Si Thammarat.
For the situation of the epidemic of coviral in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province Today, there have been 92 confirmed cases, 46 have been infected in the province, 46 have returned to their hometowns for treatment, and a new cluster has been found on the Erawan petroleum rig. It is a large drilling rig in the middle of the Gulf of Thailand. Five employees were found infected and nearly 20 were exposed to high-sounding noise. The concessionaire’s air transport staff moved the patients ashore by helicopter. Maharaj Nakhon Si Thammarat Hospital and bring high-risk contacts to quarantine for infection as the next step