Infections falling but will ‘spike again in early 2023’

Infections falling but will 'spike again in early 2023'
People seek Covid-19 vaccination at the Bang Sue Grand Station in Bangkok on Sept 15. (Photo: Pornprom Satrabhaya)
People seek Covid-19 vaccination at the Bang Prosecute Grand Station within Bangkok on Sept 15. (Photo: Pornprom Satrabhaya)

Covid-19 cases are decreasing in the country, mentioned a Chulalongkorn University or college virologist who furthermore predicted how bacterial infections will play out the coming year.

Dr Yong Poovorawan, main of the university’s Centre of Excellence within Clinical Virology, published on Facebook how the overall Covid scenario is improving as well as the number of cases will keep on dropping till the year’s end.

But bacterial infections will again surge during cool weather conditions from January to March next year, although the spread will not be severe.

After a drop in cases, the nation should then expect an increase from June to September, this individual said, adding which the number will be lower than this year.

Dr Yong stated that vulnerable groups are strongly recommended to obtain four shots associated with vaccination against Covid-19 while healthy grown ups under 60 should get at least 3 shots.

Meanwhile, the Centre for Medical Genomics at Ramathibodi Hospital has confirmed the 2nd case of HANDBAG. 2 . 75. 2, a subvariant associated with Omicron, in Asia, after the first situation was reported last week. BA. 2 . 75. 2 evolved from BA. 2 . 75, which usually started to spread in India in May plus showed the most variations compared with other Covid-19 strains in the country.

The centre said there’s no have to panic over the new variant as long as people maintain Covid-19 precautions to prevent the new stress from taking over BA. 4. 6 plus BA. 5 that are the dominant pressures in Thailand.

Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, Palang Pracharath Celebration list-MP, on Monday expressed confidence the downgrade of Covid-19 from a dangerous contagious disease to “communicable under surveillance” may not be disrupted.

He reported the decrease in the amount of Covid-19 patients and the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s choice to allow drugstores to sell anti-viral drugs in order to Covid-19 patients with a prescription.

The Public Health Ministry on Monday  reported 242 new Covid patients admitted to hospitals and 11 deaths over the past 24 hours.