Communicable Disease Committee Agreed on plans and measures. “Covid” is a surveillance disease, starting Oct. 1, revealing few patients with no symptoms. Intensify self-defense for 5 days instead of separate quarantine, entering the country without showing vaccination certificate or ATK test results
On September 21, Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health (MOPH) chaired the meeting of the National Communicable Disease Committee No. 7/22, saying that the situation of COVID-19 has The trend is improving around the world, including Thailand. by the infected person Patients are being treated, severely ill, and the number of deaths continues to decline. The vast majority of people are immune from the COVID-19 injections, covering more than 82%, and some are immune from infection. But there are still elderly people 60 years and over and patients with 7 congenital diseases, a number of diseases that must be asked to receive complete vaccination. in order to be ready to lead a normal life as much as possible by modifying various measures Helping people stay safe with COVID-19 under balanced consideration from health, economic, social and security perspectives
Mr. Anutin said Today’s meeting therefore approved 2 issues: 1. The Covid-19 Control Action Plan to support a contagious disease that must be monitored (Oct. Vid 19 is a dangerous contagious disease. and adjusted to be a communicable disease requiring surveillance No. 57 and published in the Government Gazette Effective from October 1, 2022 onwards, the plan has four strategies, namely 1) prevention. Surveillance and disease control 2) Medical and medical treatment 3) Risk communication public relations and information and 4) management, law, society and economy, which will be presented to the Cabinet for approval. and requiring all provinces to prepare such action plans to ensure readiness in all aspects will continue to monitor the situation continuously If the violence increases May declare epidemic areas as necessary
2. Surveillance measures Prevent and control the spread of COVID-19, supporting a contagious disease that must be monitored. before entering the country Cancel showing vaccine documents or ATK test results except yellow fever, cancel random check of COVID-19 vaccination records at international communicable disease control checkpoints continues to monitor travelers with symptoms of dangerous or emerging infectious diseases; adjust quarantine measures for mild cases/asymptomatic COVID-19 cases. Strictly follow the DMHT for 5 days, i.e. social distancing, wearing masks, washing hands, and ATK testing when symptoms occur. The general public should wear masks to protect themselves when entering crowded or poorly ventilated places, and ATK testing when symptoms are present. and recommending organizational units to regularly screen employees’ illnesses If necessary, ATK screening may be performed on sick employees with respiratory symptoms and use the COVID Free Setting principle.
In addition, the meeting also acknowledged four issues: 1. The Pfizer vaccination for children aged 6 months to 4 years is expected to begin in mid-October 2022, voluntarily by parents and children. It is not a condition of going to school. But it is recommended that all children be vaccinated. Especially children with underlying medical conditions that are at risk of severe symptoms or death. 2. Additional updated guidelines for the use of LAAB. Guidelines for medical care and treatment for COVID-19 after the pandemic (Post-pandemic) People use the same treatment rights as general diseases. received antiviral drugs according to the latest treatment guidelines including the isolation of patients in accordance with the situation in the next phase; Thai – Myanmar
When asked if the patient had few symptoms or no symptoms. You don’t have to be separated, right? able to go to work Mr. Anutin said that the DMHT had to be strengthened and asked if it had to be proposed. and when did it start? Mr. Anutin said It will report to Prof. Acknowledged by the action plan and measures will begin on October 1
Asked if the mask must be canceled or not. Mr. Anutin said should also wear a mask but to assess the risks as before If you think you are in a risk-free situation, you can take it off, for example, running in a public garden. distance from others
I asked again how about the right to treatment after October 1? Mr. Anutin said still receive free treatment according to the same rights As for groups in crisis, they can use Eusep Plus rights.
On the side of Dr. Thares Krasanaiyarawiwong Director-General of the Department of Health Service Support (SorSor.Sor.) Acting Director-General of the Department of Disease Control said that for the red group of COVID-19 patients, such as respiratory failure or hypotension Still have UCEP Plus eligibility, which is access to all hospitals. and to be treated until healed which is different from UCEP General who will be treated until the crisis and sent back to the hospital according to the right within 72 hours