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Boris Johnson Shuts All Travel Corridors To Stop Covid Variants Entering UK (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 15/01/2021 20:09:12

Boris Johnson has shut all travel corridors to the UK from 4am on Monday, meaning no one can enter the country without a negative Covid test result.The test must have been taken within the previous 72...

GOF steps up patrols at ‘rat trails’ to curb entry of illegals at border (source — www.thesundaily.my) 14/01/2021 12:35:34

KOTA BHARU: The General Operations Force (GOF) will be stepping up patrols and control at the Malaysia-Thailand border, particularly along the ‘rat trails’ to curb the entry of illegal immigrants into...

Coronavirus live news: pharmacies in England begin vaccine rollout as WHO team arrives in Wuhan (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/01/2021 08:54:35

WHO team touches down in Wuhan; pharmacies in England begin vaccine rollout; New York Mayor warns city will fall short of its inoculation goals unless it gets more vaccineEngland officials underestima...

Traveling to Thailand during Covid-19 (source — rss.cnn.com) 14/01/2021 07:21:11

If you're planning a trip to Thailand, here's what you'll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the global coronavirus pandemic.

GOF confiscates smuggled goods worth RM4.2 million (source — www.thesundaily.my) 14/01/2021 03:35:37

PASIR MAS, Jan 13: The 7th Battalion of the General Operations Force (GOF) has confiscated various smuggled goods worth RM4.2 million at the Malaysia-Thailand border through the COVID-19 Op Benteng st...

Coronavirus live news: UK set for 'worst weeks pandemic', warns Whitty; China says WHO team to arrive within days (source — www.theguardian.com) 11/01/2021 11:11:29

Worst is yet to come for the UK, warns England’s chief medical adviser; China says WHO Covid-19 origins inquiry team to arrive 14 JanuaryChina agrees to let in WHO team investigating Covid origins‘Sou...

Global report: Asia-Pacific countries toughen Covid curbs as cases grow (source — www.theguardian.com) 08/01/2021 07:09:21

Thailand extends state of emergency as Indonesia seeks halal approval ahead of mass vaccinations Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCoronavirus is surging again in countries a...

The Latest: Thailand to expand virus testing at factories (source — www.independent.co.uk) 06/01/2021 10:26:41

Authorities in Thailand say they plan to expand coronavirus testing to thousands of factories in a province near Bangkok as they reported 365 new cases around the country and one new death

Thailand scrambles to contain outbreak, secure vaccines (source — www.independent.co.uk) 06/01/2021 04:15:01

For much of 2020, Thailand had the coronavirus under control

The Latest: Thailand ups restrictions amid virus outbreak (source — www.independent.co.uk) 05/01/2021 09:51:13

Thailand’s government is tightening restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus as the country logged another 527 new cases

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death