Two schools in Prachuap Khiri Khan’s Hua Hin has temporarily closed for one week after parents of the students allegedly crossed the border through natural border passes without going through disease control procedures.
Some students did not attend classes as they had fever, said Panlop Singhaseni, provincial governor.
Although, they had fell ill before their family members returned from Myanmar through natural border crossings on Aug 26, local authorities have stepped up precautionary measures due to reports of new infections on the Myanmar side.
Local public health officials have rapidly conducted disease investigation in Huai Satyai ห้วยสัตว์ใหญ่ sub-district, where schools are located.
Both schools, accommodating Thai, Myanmar and ethnic Karen students have suspended classes from Sept 1-7.
Health officials will collect samples of suspected Covid-19 cases for the testing and are investigating allegedly illegal immigration. (TNA)