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Phuket marks another three Sandbox tourist infections

Phuket marks another three Sandbox tourist infections

PHUKET: Another three Sandbox tourists have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of Sandbox tourists who have tested positive for the virus since July 1 to 10, according to the daily COVID situation report issued by the Phuket Provincial Public Health Office (PPHO) report for yesterday (July 14)

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By The Phuket News

Thursday 15 July 2021, 10:25AM


Image: PPHO

Image: PPHO

The PPHO report also marked eight new local infections, bringing the total number of people infected in Phuket since Apr 3 to 797.

All Phuket Sandbox arrivals who test positive after landing in Phuket are not included in the total number of infections on the island, despite testing negative immediately after landing at the airport but testing positive after their first week on the island.

The 797 also does not include six people infected outside Phuket but brought to the island for treatment, or two foreigners who have been recorded as being infected outside the country.

Of the 797 cases recognised since Apr 3, 730 have been released from hospital care while 76 patients remain under medical care and supervision.

So far nine people have died from being infected with COVID-19 since Apr 3, the report noted.

The PPHO’s updated map showing the locations of infections across the island since Apr 3 reported as follows:

  • Wichit - 107 infections
  • Patong - 81 (was previously marked as 81)
  • Phuket Town - 86
  • Rassada - 78
  • Kathu - 60
  • Chalong - 54
  • Rawai - 47
  • Cherng Talay - 45 (was previously marked as 48)
  • Thepkrasattri - 38
  • Srisoonthorn - 39
  • Kamala - 33
  • Karon - 33
  • Koh Kaew - 29
  • Mai Khao - 12 (was previously marked as 13)
  • Pa Khlok - 10
  • Sakhu - 10



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JohnC | 16 July 2021 - 09:36:45

@ematt. Yes, him and that kurt make a great pair. They should get together and whinge non-stop to each other.

Christy Sweet | 15 July 2021 - 19:37:28

The mistake has been and is still relying on Crap-O-Vac. Those receiving the  Xi-Vax are not inoculated and should be in  QT for 2 weeks Only those with 2 shots of 90% or above efficacy vax  should be flitting about the first 2 weeks. Why do you think China is not letting people travel outside the borders..

Kamala Pete | 15 July 2021 - 14:59:22

XI_V you ar wrong about them getting infected on the island. In fact this highlights a problem with the whole testing regime .... the PCR test will not show positive until several days after infection, so they probably picked it up at an airport or on the flight. In theory ALL sandbox arrivals should be quarantined for a week to keep us locals safe from these nasty variants.

ematt | 15 July 2021 - 12:17:24

Xi_V, you must be the most unhappy punter on the planet. Frantically trying to share your misery with others....

Xi_Virus | 15 July 2021 - 11:50:53

This means these poor MUDbox tourists have been infected on the island which is NOT surprising.

Phuket & Thailand is a VIRUS-HUB. Fact of matter is that there are NO free screening available for public something that developed countries have long before offered their citizens. 

But here in L.O. S-(cammes) everything is about MONEY. Next is to make money on some useless Xhinese GARBAGE te...

 

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