110 Thais fly home from Tokyo, 7 feverish

110 Thais fly home from Tokyo, 7 feverish

Soldiers direct passengers arriving at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport on a flight from Tokyo to waiting buses to take them to state quarantine locations on Tuesday. (Photo by Sutthiwit Chaiyutworakan)
Soldiers direct passengers arriving at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport on a flight from Tokyo to waiting buses to take them to state quarantine locations on Tuesday. (Photo by Sutthiwit Chaiyutworakan)

SAMUT PRAKAN: A total of 110 Thai nationals, stranded in Japan by the Covid-19 pandemic, returned home on Tuesday on a flight from Tokyo.

They were recieved by officials from the Office of the Permanent Secretary for Defence and Disease Control Department after All Nippon Airways Flight NH847 touched down at Suvarnabhumi airportat 2.51pm.

In the standard health screening process, seven of them were found to have a fever and sent to a hospital for an examination. The rest were taken by buses to Pattaya, Chon Buri, where they were lodged in the Bay Beach Hotel for a 14-day state quarantine.


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