Samut Sakhon’s Covid-19 spreads to 30 other provinces

More traders who visited the Central Shrimp Market in Samut Sakhon Province have been found with Covid-19, the Thai-language daily Thai Rath reported today (Dec 25, 2020).

Dr. Taweesin Witsanuyotin, the spokesman of the Center for the Administration of the Spread of Covid-19, said the Center has observed and is ready to prevent a new spread of the disease.

Four areas have been set aside to control the problem. These are:

  1. Maximum control. This is where there are a large number of people with Covid-19 in more than one area, such as Samut Sakhon
  2. High control. This is the area where there are more than 10 patients, with the possibility of more spread of disease.
  3. Ordinary control. This is the area where there are no more than 10 patients, and the situation is under control.
  4. Observation. This is the area where there is no patient and the situation is normal. Provincial governors will announce what kind of situation is progressing.

As of 8.25 a.m., there was a report on the provinces where their citizens had contracted Covid-19 after visiting the Central Shrimp Market. These provinces are:

  • Samut Sakhon
  • Bangkok
  • Nakhon Pathom
  • Chachoengsao
  • Samut Prakan
  • Samut Songkram
  • Saraburi
  • Pathum Thani
  • Kampaeng Phet
  • Nonthaburi
  • Prachin Buri
  • Ayutthaya
  • Krabi
  • Khon Kaen
  • Nakhon Ratchasim
  • Phetburi
  • Phetchaboon
  • Phuket
  • Suphan Buri
  • Uttaradit
  • Surat Thani
  • Udon Thani
  • Nakhon Si Thammarat
  • Prachuab Khiri Khan
  • Chai-nat
  • Ang Thong
  • Chai-yaphum
  • Phichit
  • Nakhon Sawan
  • Loei
  • Ratchaburi