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Monday: no new virus cases

Public health volunteers attend a forum on preparing for a possible second outbreak of Covid-19, at Impact Muang Thong Thani on Monday. (Photo: Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)

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The government reported on Monday that there were no new coronavirus cases and the total remained at 3,506, with 59 deaths.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday thanked public health volunteers for their dedication in fighting the pandemic.


He also asked them not to let their guard down against a possible second wave of infections.

The Public Health Ministry has about one million public health volunteers across the country, in every village. Each volunteer is responsible for 8-15 houses.

The government has been paying them 500 baht a month since February. It ends this month

Speaking on Monday, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul promised to pay them more if the disease returns.


dedication (noun): the hard work and effort that somebody puts into an activity or purpose because they think it is important - การอุทิศ

let their guard down : to not be careful to protect and defend yourself from attack -

responsible for : to have a duty to do something - มีความรับผิดชอบ

volunteer (noun): someone who is not paid for the work that they do; someone who does something willingly without being required to - อาสาสมัคร


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