The prime minister worries about the number of Covid-19 is still high. The Ministry of Health advises children to inject needles to stimulate them before the semester starts.

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15 Apr. 2022 09:55 a.m.





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"Big Tu" worried about the total number of infected with Covid-19

Daily is still high

Songkran reiterated the measures for the Ministry of Public Health to advise children aged 12-17 years old and young children to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

and stimulation needles before the semester starts in May

Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, spokesman for the Prime Minister's Office

Revealed today (15 April 2022) that Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense

Caring for people infected with COVID-19

Daily in Thailand is still high.

while the tendency of sick and dying patients continues to increase

Therefore, during the Songkran Festival 2022, everyone must be strict in complying with measures to reduce infection under the regulations at the Center for the Epidemic of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) or CCC. . Relaxing measures to organize the Songkran Festival this year

Ready to ask the children to take the elderly in the family to receive the booster vaccination

to reduce severe symptoms and death if infected

Including asking children aged 12-17 to receive a stimulant injection before the start of the semester during May.

The Ministry of Public Health recommends that children aged 12-17 are now entering a phase that requires vaccination against COVID-19.

the needle is stimulated

Should be vaccinated before school starts in May 2022. You can choose to receive either full-dose or half-dose, both of which are effective in increasing immunity.

But half-dose injections have fewer side effects from vaccines.

by a group of healthy children

will be injected using the school as a base

As for the group of sick children, they can receive services in the hospital where they are treated.

while primary school children aged 5-11 years who have received the first dose of vaccination will inject the second dose approximately 8 weeks away from the first dose, which is in the process of accelerating injections to support the start of the next semester

For the epidemic situation of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) in Thailand today

There were 20,289 additional cases, classified as 20,221 domestic cases and 68 foreign cases, bringing the total number of cases to 1,769,857 (since January 1, 2022). Then 24,969 people, total recovered, accumulated at 1,573,264 (since January 1, 2022), while there are 224,905 patients being treated and 119 deaths. 2,024 cases, an average of 26 per province, bed occupancy rate 28.1%.