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Surge in new Covid infections on Koh Samui


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Koh Samui has recorded its highest 1-day jump in Covid-19 infections since the southern island re-opened to international tourism. According to a Bangkok Post report, officials have confirmed 20 new cases but insist the development will not affect the island’s Samui Plus re-opening programme. 16 of the new infections are a cluster linked to a cashier at a local gym. The other 4 cases are a family of 3 and a foreign national recently arrived from Bangkok. Samui re-opened to vaccinated foreign tourists on July 15, through the Samui Plus Model, which works in a similar way to the Phuket […]

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The 20 new cases are from yesterday. The bamboo cluster just added another 39 cases today. (well done) The person who is supposed to be in charge and responsible for this fiasco by letting this Black-bamboo to operate is confident to say this:

"Meanwhile, the Bangkok Post reports that the district chief of Koh Samui, Theerapong Chuaychu, says the new infections do not threaten the island’s re-opening"

The two or three daily Samui+ arrivals is a great success, so if it goes down to zero you wouldn't notice it anyway. Hence the "do not threaten" brainfart from this genius.

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Stick a fork in Samui, it’s done. Doesn’t appear any of the cases are from “Samui Sandbox” arrivals, and clearly those in charge don’t care anyway. 

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