NSTDA Statement on

COVID-19 Confirmed Case Found on NSTDA Premises

On 21 December 2020, the COVID-19 Facilitation Committee of the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) was notified by the Pathum Thani Public Health Office that a person working in Thailand Science Park has been confirmed of a COVID-19 infection. The person was admitted to a private hospital with a fever on 19 December 2020, subsequently tested positive for the COVID-19 and is now being treated following the procedure of Ministry of Public Health. NSTDA would like to notify the public of the following arrangements:

  1. The Pathum Thani Public Health Office has performed an epidemiological investigation on this case. High risk contacts have been identified and undergone the COVID-19 screening. If the test result is negative, he/she will be quarantined for 14 days. If the test shows positive, he/she will be treated according to the procedure of Ministry of Public Health and further epidemiological investigation will be performed.
  2. Low risk contacts are put under a 14-day self-quarantine for observation.
  3. Thailand Science Park will be closed from 22-24 December 2020 for deep cleaning and disinfection. NSTDA employees and people working in Thailand Science Park are to be working from home during this period.

NSTDA is committed to observe the surveillance, prevention and control measures. The review performed by the public health office concluded that NSTDA’s cleaning measures and guidelines are in compliance with regulatory standards. Further development on this matter will be announced in due course.

Narong Sirilertworakul

NSTDA President

21 December 2020