Thais test positive for Omicron - Bangkok Post.

Thais test positive for Omicron - Bangkok Post.
Bangkok Post.

Eight Thais, from two tour groups, tested positive for the Omicron coronavirus variant after returning from an annual pilgrimage to the Islamic holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

Authorities have urged people not to panic over the imported cases as those infected have been quarantined.

Preeda Chueaphudee, adviser to the Chularatchamontri -- the country's Muslim spiritual leader -- said about 30 Thais returning from a pilgrimage arrived at Suvarnabhumi airport on Dec 15.

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