Recommendation for people who return from the affected areas

People who return from areas with ongoing local transmission should monitor their symptoms. If you have fever with respiratory symptoms such as cough, sore throat or runny nose, you are requested to seek medical attention at the hospital and provide travel history to healthcare workers immediately.

The following timeline

  • From Oct 24 to Nov 23, the woman was in Myanmar. On Nov 23, she developed a fever, watery diarrhoea and lost her sense of smell.
  • On Nov 24, she still had a fever, and developed a cough and a headache. Around 5am on that day, she travelled from Myanmar to Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai by public van.
  • Around 11am on Nov 24, she left Chiang Rai for Chiang Mai by bus.
  • At 2.51pm the same day, the woman arrived at her condominium in a Grab car. That night, she used another Grab car to visit a karaoke bar in the Santitham area with two friends. They smoked a cigarette and shared it.
  • On Nov 25, she stayed overnight at a condominium with one of the friends who had returned from the entertainment venue around 2am. Two other friends who lived in the room opposite came to the room to drink alcohol.
  • About noon on Nov 25, the woman left the condominium in another Grab car. She arrived at her condo building at around 1pm.
  • Between 3.30pm and 8.30pm, she used another Grab car to visit a shopping mall and watched a movie there, had meals and went shopping. She wore a face mask most of the time. She later used another Grab car to return to her condominium.
  • On Nov 26, the woman took a Grab car to a private hospital in Chiang Mai for a medical check-up around 3.30pm after she lost her sense of smell, had watery diarrhoea and a body temperature of 36.9C. She underwent a Covid-19 test.
  • Around 10pm, she was sent to Nakornping Hospital for another Covid-19 test. On Nov 27, the tests turned out positive.

You may refer to measures and recommendation of Department of Disease Control

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