On the 3rd local time, Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs revealed that Kazuya Nashida, Japan’s Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Thailand, was infected with the novel coronavirus in Thailand, but did not release specific details.
At present, the Japanese ambassador to Thailand is in stable condition and is receiving treatment in the local hospital. Staff of the Japanese Embassy in Thailand, who have close contact with Ambassador Kazuya Rita, are quarantined at home as required.
Previously, the Japanese ambassador had attended official activities in the Central World of Bangkok, which had a large number of people.
On the 4th local time in Bangkok, Thailand’s COVID-19 Management Center announced that the 87 local infections included 3 Japanese, but it was not disclosed whether the Japanese ambassador to Thailand was included.