Thailand reports second case linked to mysterious virus from China
According to Thailand’s health ministry, it is the second case reported which is related to the mysterious viral outbreak in China. However, the minister advised the public not to panic as it hasn’t spread in Thailand yet.
The first case in Thailand was reported on January 8 when a Chinese traveller was confirmed to have mild pneumonia because of the new prototype of coronavirus.
This new coronavirus has alarmed authorities after two people died in China and several were hospitalized. It has also been detected in Japan.
Health Officials and authorities have ramped up screening in airports in Thailand with over 1,300 passengers expected to arrive in Thailand daily from Wuhan to celebrate the Chinese New Year.