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Thai authorities will vaccinate foreigners against COVID-19

According to the Bangkok Post, the Thai Ministry of Health will set up COVID-19 vaccination centers for foreign tourists in every province. This was stated by the head of the National Epidemic Control Agency, Opas Karkawinpong.

According to him, services will be provided voluntarily, the government will offer only approved vaccines. Vaccinations will be paid: 800 baht (about $24) for AstraZeneca, and 1,000 baht (about $30) for a single dose of Pfizer. In addition, the medical service itself is also paid – 380 baht ($12).

According to the newspaper, the kingdom continues to test arriving foreigners selectively. Since the beginning of 2023, only five people have been diagnosed with coronavirus, while among those leaving Thailand, the number of cases is higher – about 400 people during the same period. Most positive results were found among tourists from China and India, who must be tested before returning home.

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