Patients Infected with Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Negative pressure rooms: Case Study

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Suphansa Woramalee
Unruan Klinkhajon
Ampawan Yuanjai


The situation of the outbreak of coronary virus 2019 (COVID -19) that is spread rapidly in many countries around the world resulting in a large number of people infected and dying. As of March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization announced that COVID-19 is a pandemic which the number of patients has increased a lot not only new cases are found around the world and increasing by around 3,000-4,000 per day but also there are estimated 200-300 deaths per day. The death rate from this disease is approximately 3.5 percent.  Most are the elderly, smokers and people with chronic illnesses such as heart disease and diabetes, which in Thailand has a constant infection. So, Thailand Centers for Disease Control announces new strain of coronary virus disease 2019 as dangerous communicable disease  According to the Communicable Disease Act 2015 and coming into effect on March 1, 2020.

This article is a report on patients diagnosed with COVID-19 with the detection of genetic material from secretions within the nasal cavity and throat by Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR).  And treated with medicine  as well as comparing other patients who have been taken care of by placing them in a negative air pressure room and periodically checking for genetic material from secretions in the nasal cavity and throat until no infection is found.

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Woramalee S, Klinkhajon U, Yuanjai A. Patients Infected with Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Negative pressure rooms: Case Study. Siriraj Med Bull [Internet]. 2020 Oct. 8 [cited 2024 Jun. 15];13(4):261-7. Available from:
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