On 14th July 2020, Pol.Capt. Pongsakorn Kwanmuang, BMA Spokesman, revealed after the meeting of the BMA’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (BMA-CCSA) that the meeting has discussed on the COVID-19 confirmed case who is the daughter of Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan to Thailand and has been hospitalized in a hospital in Bangkok. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) together with other related agencies have conducted disease investigation, examined and inquired for more information, and searched for those who have close contact with the patient and risk group who are the residents of Condo One X Sukhumvit 26. At present, 230 residents of this condominium declared their intention and consent to take a COVID-19 test and they can get access to their COVID-19 test results within tomorrow (15th July 2020). Now, the Sudanese diplomat’s family of the infected girl left Condo One X Sukhumvit 26 to stay at the residence in Soi Suan Phlu conducting Home Quarantine. In this regard, the BMA’s Health Department is in contact with them in order to closely observe the quarantine.
Moreover, the BMA, by the Health Department, Khlong Toei District Office, and other related agencies, have already cleaned Condo One X Sukhumvit 26 based on the standard prescribed by the Ministry of Public Health, for example, clean the common areas, banisters, common touch point surfaces, passenger elevators, etc. For the residents of Condo One X Sukhumvit 26, the BMA suggests to refrain from traveling to other public places and have self-monitoring at home. In this respect, the BMA provided basic necessities for the residents of Condo One X Sukhumvit 26 who required to carry out self-quarantine such as surgical face masks, alcohol-based hand sanitizers, infectious waste bags, guidebook for self-care practices, and COVID-19 self-monitoring record sheets.