The Prime Minister is worried about the "long condition of covids", giving the Ministry of Health to follow up on symptoms and educate after recovery

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7 May 2022 11:22 a.m.





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Prime Minister gives public health to follow up on symptoms and educate about

"Long-covid condition" after recovering from illness, hoping that people who have been infected with covid can return to normal life faster. 

Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, spokesman for the Prime Minister's Office

Revealed today (7 May 2022) that Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense

As director of the Center for Administrative Situation of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) or CCP assigns the Ministry of Public Health

Monitor symptoms and educate people to take care of themselves.

After it was found that many people who have recovered from COVID-19 have

Long COVID or symptoms that occur after recovery such as fatigue, shortness of breath, coughing, chest pain, changes in smell and taste perception,

etc. which,

if diagnosed early and treated appropriately

This will make the symptoms disappear and return to normal life faster. 

The Ministry of Public Health

Establishing a clinic to treat Long COVID patients in hospitals at all levels

by providing outpatient services

through service appointments

or provide services through the telemedicine system

(Telemedicine) both the Long COVID clinic and the virtual clinic (Virtual Clinic) to allow patients to access services conveniently and quickly.

Meanwhile, Bangkok

Prepare to open Long COVID clinics in all 9 hospitals on May 9, 2022, providing services to people in the Bangkok area through reimbursement of medical expenses as follows:

1. Taksin Hospital

2. Ladkrabang Bangkok

Hospital 3. Sirindhorn Hospital

4. Charoenkrung Pracharak Hospital

5. Rajapipat Hospital

6. Bang Khun Thian Elderly

Hospital 7. Central Hospital

8. Luang Por Thaweesak Chuti Hospital Nataro Uthit

9. Vejkarunrat Hospital

Thanakorn added about the situation of the Covid-19 epidemic today, found 8,450 new cases of Covid-19, 58 deaths, 93,840 are in treatment and 12,224 recovered.