Covid-19: Thailand Steps up Contact Tracing after Myanmar Toddler Tests Positive


BANGKOK (Sept 16): Thailand is stepping up Covid-19 contact tracing in the northern province of Tak, after a Myanmar toddler tested positive for Covid-19.

The two-year-old boy and his mother left Mae Sot in Tak province for Myawaddy, Myanmar on Sept 4.

The boy tested positive for Covid-19, while his mother confirmed negative on Sunday.

Disease Control Department director-general Dr Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai said that health officials are stepping up contact tracing to identify people possibly exposed to the toddler.

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