No confirmed date for resumption of Test & Go as Omicron infections unfold

The authorities presently has no plans to renew the Test & Go scheme, which permits vaccinated travellers from permitted nations to enter Thailand with minimal quarantine. Travellers who have already been accredited for the Thailand Pass by way of Test & Go should enter the nation by January 10. After that, the one method in might be through the sandbox scheme, at present operational in Phuket solely, or by the quarantine programme.
According to a Bangkok Post report, Opas Karnkawinpong from the Department of Disease Control says the speedy unfold of the highly-contagious Omicron variant, each here and overseas, means Test & Go is on hold for the foreseeable.
“Under the current circumstances, there’s no plan to bring back Test & Go.”

On Monday, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said he would ask the CCSA to postpone the resumption of the scheme until the top of this month. According to the Bangkok Post report, neither Anutin nor Opas have confirmed if a CCSA meeting is yet to occur or has already taken place.
Meanwhile, the Omicron variant has lived as a lot as its status in Thailand, spreading across the country at lightning speed and going from 205 cases on December 24 to over 2,000 on the time of writing. The number of provinces the place the variant has been reported has jumped from 33 to fifty four.
According to Supakit Sirilak from the Department of Medical Sciences, most cases are in Bangkok, which has 585, followed by 233 in Kalasin, 180 in Roi Et, a hundred seventy five in Phuket, 162 in Chon Buri, and 106 in Samut Prakan. He says people shouldn’t panic as most Omicron patients have made a full recovery after a 2-week quarantine period.
Meanwhile, Opas says officers are most involved about infection clusters linked to bars, restaurants, factories, migrant employee camps, markets, and non secular gatherings. Such clusters have now been reported in 14 provinces: Amnat Charoen, Chiang Mai, Chon Buri, Kalasin, Khon Kaen, Maha Sarakham, Phuket, Prachin Buri, Roi Et, Songkhla, Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani, Yala, and Yasothon.
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SOURCE: Bangkok Post

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