Communicable Diseases Committee Agree on Plans and Measures “Covid” is a surveillance disease, starting October 1, revealing few symptom-free patients. Intensify self-defense for 5 days instead of a separate quarantine, entering the country without showing the vaccination certificate or the results of the ATK test
On September 21, Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health (MOPH) chaired the meeting of the National Communicable Diseases Committee No. 7/22, stating that the COVID-19 situation is improving around the world, including Thailand. from the infected person Patients are being treated, seriously ill and the number of deaths continues to decline. The vast majority of people are immune to COVID-19 injections, which cover more than 82%, and some are immune to infections. But there are still elderly people aged 60 and over and patients with 7 congenital diseases, a range of diseases that need to be fully vaccinated. to be ready to lead a life as normal as possible by modifying various measures Helping people to stay safe with COVID-19 in balanced consideration from a health, economic, social and welfare point of view
said Mr. Anutin Today’s meeting therefore approved 2 themes: 1. The Action Plan for the control of Covid-19 in support of a contagious disease that must be monitored (Vid 19 October is a dangerous contagious disease. and adapted to be a communicable disease requiring surveillance # 57 and published in the Government Official Journal Effective October 1, 2022 onwards, the plan includes four strategies, namely 1) prevention. Disease surveillance and control 2) Medical and medical treatment 3) Public relations and information risk communication and 4) management, law, society and economy, which will be submitted for approval by the Council of Ministers. and by requiring all provinces to prepare such action plans to ensure readiness in all aspects will continue to monitor the situation constantly If violence escalates Can declare epidemic areas if necessary
2. Surveillance measures Prevent and control the spread of COVID-19 by supporting a contagious disease that needs to be monitored. before entering the country Cancel viewing vaccine documents or ATK test results except yellow fever, cancel random checking of COVID-19 vaccination records at international checkpoints for communicable disease control continue to monitor travelers with symptoms of dangerous or emerging infectious diseases; adjust quarantine measures for mild / asymptomatic cases of COVID-19. Strictly follow the DMHT for 5 days i.e. social distancing, wearing masks, washing hands and ATK testing when symptoms occur.The general public should wear masks to protect themselves when entering crowded or poorly ventilated places and ATK testing when symptoms occur are present. and recommend that organizational units regularly check for employee illnesses. If necessary, ATK screening can be performed on sick employees with respiratory symptoms and use the COVID Free Setting principle.
In addition, the meeting also recognized four issues: 1. Pfizer vaccination for children aged 6 months to 4 years is expected to begin in mid-October 2022, voluntarily by parents and children. It is not a condition for going to school. But it is recommended that all children be vaccinated. Especially children with underlying medical conditions who are at risk for severe symptoms or death. 2. Updated additional guidelines for the use of LAAB. Guidelines for Medical Care and Treatment for Post-Pandemic COVID-19 (Post-Pandemic) People use the same treatment rights as general illnesses. received antiviral drugs according to the latest therapeutic guidelines including isolation of patients based on the situation in the next phase; Thai – Myanmar
Asked if the patient had few or no symptoms. You don’t have to be separate, right? able to go to work Mr. Anutin said the DMHT needed to be strengthened and asked if it should be proposed. and when did it start? said Mr. Anutin He will report to Prof. Recognized by the action plan and the measures will start on October 1st
When asked if the mask should be deleted or not. said Mr. Anutin should also wear a mask but to assess the risks as before If you think you are in a risk-free situation, you can take it off, for example by running in a public garden. distance from others
I asked again what about the right to treatment after October 1st? said Mr. Anutin they still receive free treatment according to the same rights As for groups in crisis, they can use the rights of Eusep Plus.
On the side of Dr. Thares Krasanaiyarawiwong The Director General of the Department of Health Service Assistance (SorSor.Sor.) The interim Director General of the Department of Disease Control said that for the red group of COVID-19 patients, such as respiratory failure or hypotension They still have UCEP Plus eligibility, which is access to all hospitals. and to be treated until recovery which is different from General UCEP which will be treated until the crisis and sent back to hospital according to law within 72 hours