(Photo by Wichan Charoenkiatpakul)Authorities on Wednesday discharged 137 Wuhan returnees from the Sattahip naval base in Chon Buri province, leaving one of them still in quarantine pending fresh tests for the presence of Corovid-19 disease. Some families will visit places and have meals in the [Chon Buri] province before going home," he said. Some of the returnees said their relatives would pick them up at Sattahip naval base. Health authorities handed hygiene kits to the discharged returnees while Chon Buri officials and the navy gave them souvenirs. Dr Sopon Iamsirithaworn, director of the Bureau of General Communicable Diseases, said the 137 discharged returnees tested negative for Covid-19 when they were evacuated from Wuhan city of China.
Source: Bangkok Post February 19, 2020 07:48 UTC