Nakhon Si Thammarat drilling rig cluster, 5 infected, moved ashore The critical ICU bed is full. If the bed is empty, it is equal to the death of the patient.
(18 July 21) The situation of the epidemic of COVID-19 in Nakhon Si Thammarat There is still a very worrying trend. As many as 92 cases were reported today, the highest number of infections. Divided into 46 provincial infections, 46 returned to their homeland for treatment.
As for the infected parts in the province, a new cluster has emerged on a petroleum rig. which is a large drilling rig in the middle of the Gulf of Thailand Five workers at the drilling rig were found infected and nearly 20 others were exposed to high-pitched noise, with the concession-owner’s air transport staff moving all five patients ashore by helicopter to be treated at Maharaj Hospital. Nakhon Si Thammarat as well as taking all high-risk contacts into quarantine for testing
While Dr. Jaraspong Sukkri, a public health doctor in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province has opened an urgent statement during the past noon, alerting the people of Nakhon Si Thammarat to increase their utmost caution Infections of drilling rig workers, despite the high standards of quarantine before they are deployed at sea have an infection test before but still managed to escape But on the rig, there is a very high standard, with doctors and nurses supervising them very rigorously. There is a worry-free zone in this cluster.
It also reiterated the situation of occupying the bed of critically ill patients at the moment, with only 2-3 beds available. To accommodate critically ill patients, out of a total of 41 beds, only 2-3 beds are available. If more beds are empty, it means death. That’s the missing patient.
Public Health Doctor, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province It also provided information that now, delta strains have begun to be found in the tea band cluster of Pak Phanang District. This is an infection that is more infectious and more severe than the English species. and is expected in the next 2-3 months in the epidemiological hypothesis Delta species will replace in the Nakhon Si Thammarat epidemic.