Another Covid-19 case in Chiang Mai
published : 6 Jan 2021 at 11:33
writer: Phanumet Tanraksa
CHIANG MAI: Another case of Covid-19 has been found in this northern province - a male employee of a music cafe visited by a 25-year-old woman who has tested positive for the virus.
Provincial governor Charoenrit Sanguansat said the woman admitted she had visited five entertainment places in Chiang Mai town before she fell sick.
All five venues had been ordered closed and their staff ordered to self-quarantine, he said.
Dr Kittiphan Chalom, assistant chief of the provincial public health office, said testing of people deemed high-risk was carried out. Altogether 486 people were tested on Tuesday. All but one came back negative.
The positive result was a 28-year-old Myanmar man of Shan ethnic origin who had been working at the Warm UP Cafe in Chiang Mai for four years.
On Dec 31, he worked the 3pm-1am shift in the section where the 25-year-old woman and her friends were seated. The area was not well ventilated.
The woman and the man were registered as the 50th and 51st Covid cases in the province.
It was still not clear where they were infected.