Health Ministry is not going to shut down colleges until there’s a cluster

Frugal is not going to order faculties to close down because a couple of pupils are infected with Covid-19, but only if there are clusters of infections, in accordance with the deputy director-general of the Department of Health. Dr Sarawut Boonsuk explained that the ministry would order the varsity to shut the classroom for three days to clean it totally if one or two cases have been found in a classroom, and the entire grade must be closed for 3 days for cleaning if instances are detected in a couple of classroom.
He additionally added that faculties might suspend all group activities and require college students in high-risk groups to take only online lessons to safeguard everyone’s safety. Since January 1, official figures from the Department of Health present that the number of infections among youngsters aged thirteen to 19 has increased more than in different age groups, although one patient underneath the age of 18 died from the virus final yr – a very low mortality price among minors, as Sarawut notes.
Thailand has immunised four.5 million kids aged 12 to 18 years previous with their first dose, accounting for 88.4% of the estimated 5 million minors in this age group, whilst a complete of 4.09 million youngsters, or seventy nine.6% of this age group, have got their second vaccinations. The ministry aims to start vaccinating youngsters aged 5 to 11 in mid-February..