Last day of the week and a day full of news about the STV, Chinese travel bubbles and the PM saying he’ll step aside if there’s someone better to take his job. Thailand News Today, with Tim Newton.
Retired Thai official with Covid-19 dies after returning to Thailand
A 66 year old retired Thai official, diagnosed with Covid-19, died yesterday following his return to Thailand from the United Kingdom. Thailand’s total number of Covid-19 related deaths is now at 60.
The man flew into Thailand from the UK on October 19 and tested positive the next day while at a quarantine facility in Chon Buri. The man, who also had diabetes and high blood pressure, died yesterday.
The CCSA also reports 5 new Covid-19 cases detected in quarantine and 3 cases were detected at the Myanmar border, raising the total number of cases to 3,818 with 3,639 recoveries. The Burmese truck drivers were sent back to…