COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Last updated: Sep 19, 2021 at 00:50 hrs.

Thailand situation

Total cases:1,462,901
Recovered:1,317,527
Deaths:15,246
Daily New Cases:+14,109
Rank:29

Confirmed Cases by Country

World situation

Total cases:228,654,441
Active cases:20,410,520
Recovered:203,547,352
Deaths:4,696,569
LIFE
Reinventing for the future

Reinventing for the future

With Covid-19 and an ageing society leading to a decline in university enrolment, a focus on the skills of tomorrow is the key to attract students.

7 Sep 2021 2
Timely treatment

Timely treatment

Government agencies have moved fast to partner with private clinics, public health centres and hospitals to ensure Covid-19 patients in home isolation receive proper care.

24 Aug 2021 2
Blocking transmission

Blocking transmission

Biotec is testing three potential Covid-19 vaccines with intranasal Nastvac set to be the first to enter human trials next year.

17 Aug 2021
Opinion
Vax donors, big and small, pitch in

Vax donors, big and small, pitch in

Mai Nguyen, a 27-year-old English teacher, transferred money not once, but thrice, into Vietnam's Covid-19 vaccination fund, through which the Southeast Asian country has been collecting donations in an all-out campaign to speed up the pace of inoculation amid the pandemic's most severe outbreak to date.

26 Aug 2021 4
'Infodemic' infects Southeast Asia

'Infodemic' infects Southeast Asia

Covid-19 and its subsequent "infodemic" of false or misleading information has impacted access to accurate public health information in Southeast Asia. A suite of existing legislation and recent emergency measures have been used by governments to silence their critics rather than repress the infodemic and have served to block accurate pandemic information. Compounding matters is the weak adherence to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), indicators that aim at fostering more open societies through greater access to information online.

25 Aug 2021 1
Five things to do to win Covid-19 fight

Five things to do to win Covid-19 fight

Thailand has money to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Yet people are falling like leaves. It's clear. Cash handouts cannot save lives. Highly effective vaccines can. Rapid mass vaccinations for everyone can. Everyone, Thais and non-Thais. No one is safe from the virus if anyone is left out.

25 Aug 2021 20
Bangkok