Seventeen of the 158 Thai illegal workers who returned to Thailand on Wednesday (March 4) have high fever but the first test result for Covid-19 was result, according to the Immigration Office.
Thai illegal labourers started returning home on March 3, landing at three airports — a total of 158 people.
Suvarnabhumi Airport received 107 workers. Immigration officers found 17 people had high fever and they were suspected of suffering from the Covid-19 infection. They were transferred to Ramathibodi Hospital. The first Covid-19 test returned a negative result. The 90 others who showed no symptoms need to self-quarantine for 14 days.
The 50 workers who landed at Don Mueang Airport and one who landed at Phuket airport did not have any Covid-19 symptoms. All are required to self-quarantine for 14 days.