Airports of Thailand (AOT) found three out of 105,677 passengers screened while passing through six Thai airports were suspected of having symptoms similar to those of Covid-19 pneumonia.
On Sunday (March 1), AOT reported the results of passenger screening for Covid-19 at six Thai airports: Suvarnabhumi Airport, Don Mueang International Airport, Phuket International Airport, Chiang Mai International Airport, Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai International Airport and Hat Yai International Airport.
A 39-year-old Indian national was screened at Don Mueang International Airport. He was flying in from Narita Airport in Japan on an AirAsia X flight and had 37.7 degrees Celsius temperature but showed no signs of coughing or runny nose. He was ruled as a possible patient by the airport medical team and admitted to Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute.
In Phuket, a German national who had traveled from Singapore on a SilkAir flight, showed symptoms of coughing, runny nose and had 38.6 degrees Celsius temperature. He was taken to Vachira Phuket Hospital as a suspected Covid-19 case.
At Suvarnabhumi Airport, a departing passenger, a Japanese national aged 27, showed symptoms of coughing and runny nose with 37.1 degrees Celsius temperature. She was ruled as a possible patient taken to Bangplee Hospital.
Source: The Nation
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