Noticeably larger numbers of the public are now queuing up at the public health office and the registration points at Warorot, Ton Payom and Siriwattana markets, including the over 60, those with any of the seven illnesses specified, or the general public. However, so far only 58,951 people have registered, a far cry from the current target of 600,000. The general biblical won’t be able to book a … Continued
Today there have been reported only ten new cases of people who have tested positive in Chiang Mai.
Volunteers at community clinics are struggling to convince many at risk people, especially the elderly, to take the Covid-19 vaccine. According to Veerachai Chaimongkol, Padad head, there are 2,000 people living in the subdistrict of 17,000, who are eligible for the vaccine. However, only under 20% of this group has so far signed up for the vaccine. Community volunteers are therefore going out to … Continued
A 22 day old baby tested positive for the virus, but after 14 days in quarantine and under close monitoring at Nakornping Hospital, has been declared Covid-free and gone home. Nakornping Hospital representative said yesterday that there has been a marked increase of cases of people catching the virus within the family this time round, with many children under the age of 15 testing positive. While … Continued
Many temples are reporting lack of funds, as donations have dwindled over the past year or so, with Wat Mae Yuak in Chang Phuak telling CityNews yesterday that there are over 200 cats and dogs living on or around the temple grounds who are now not being fed. Dogs and cats at this temple have always been very healthy and well cared for by the temple’s novices and monks, but today, its 183 dogs and … Continued
The Public Health Office Chiang Mai announced yesterday that after testing 80 food delivery drivers from Food Panda and Line Man, none were found to test positive for the virus. However, following requests to test Grab Food drivers, the office has said that it didn’t test any as the company refused to cooperate. Authorities are therefore reaching out to ask Grab Food drivers themselves to come for … Continued
Wasapol Wongdeethai took his own life yesterday, his body discovered by his mother with whom he lived, next to a suicide note and potassium cyanide. Wasapol had long suffered from stress and depression, having left his job as a lecturer at Maejo University before joining Citylife in 2018. Citing stress and depression, he resigned from his job as writer and translator in late 2019, though he kept i … Continued
Today’s announcement from the Covid Response Centre revealed that only 16 people have tested positive since yesterday’s announcement. Out of the 3,960 people who have tested positive this year, 3,394 have returned home, 552 are in field hospitals or hospitals and 14 have died. So far there have been 47,782 people who have registered for the AstraZeneca vaccine.
The Covid-10 Response Centre has announced that 18 people have tested positive today, maintaining a lower number under 50 newly infected per day for the ninth day in a row. As of yesterday, 3,243 of those infected in Chiang Mai have now tested negative and returned home with only 679 remaining in quarantine or under treatment. Of those, 54 have serious symptoms while 13 are in critical condition. … Continued
There are queues of people lining up daily in front of Yam Ee-Aw restaurant in Chang Puak, waiting to buy 5 baht wedges of durian, now tis the season. Each wedge of durian is sold for five or ten baht at the cheapest, and up to hundreds for the most expensive. But it is for the five baht wedges that many people are waiting in line for, giving many people a chance to taste their beloved fruit for a … Continued