Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn Hospital is now banning visits to patients in all wards, as a precautionary measure following a new surge in new COVID-19 infections.

According to the hospital, only one person is allowed to tend to each patient and they must comply with the screening measures required by the hospital.

All medical staff working on the wards are required to wear face masks at all times.

Today (Sunday) the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) confirmed 2,325 new COVID-19 infections and 19 deaths in the past 24 hours. Another 6,777 positive cases have been identified using rapid antigen tests.

678 patients are in a serious conditions and 298 are on ventilators. Hospital bed occupancy by COVID-19 cases is 10.90%.

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