Thailand’s health minister, Anutin Charnvirakul announced a 71-year old woman who had shown positive test results earlier for the deadly coronavirus has now recovered.
A cocktail of anti-virals used to treat flu and HIV were used during her period of treatment. Her latest test results were negative for the newest virus.
Doctor Kriengsak Attipornwanich while addressing the press mentioned period of treatment notably lasted for only 48 hours.
Thailand has recorded 20 cases of the coronavirus in total, out of which 11 are still hospitalized while 9 show negative results for the virus.
This is the second-highest number of cases in the world outside China.
As per Thailand’s health ministry, medical researchers combined drugs such as the anti-flu drug ‘oseltamivir’ with two anti-virals used to treat HIV, ‘lopinavir’ and ‘ritonavir’ to create the combination.
Reportedly, most people who are diagnosed with coronavirus are travelers from mainland China.
As the tourism sector highly depends on the tourists coming in from the state, many banners at the mall popular with the tourists showed support “Our hearts to Wuhan” in English.
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