Thailand raises Covid-19 alert level amid rising new infections

A health worker from Thanyarak Pattani Hospital conducts a swab test on a woman for the Covid-19 coronavirus at Pattani Central Mosqe in Pattani on Monday (Feb 21, 2022). - AFP

BANGKOK, Feb 21 (Xinhua): Thailand on Monday raised its Covid-19 alert level to the second-highest tier following a rising number of new infections linked to the spread of the Omicron variant.

The Ministry of Public Health raised the Covid-19 alert level from 3 to 4, a category that includes regulations discouraging dining or drinking at restaurants and avoiding public gatherings to contain the spread of the virus.

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