Coronavirus 2019

In October 2019, China reported a cluster of cases of Pneumonia in Hubei. Then the first quarter of 2020 the officials confirm a case of COVID – 19 in Thailand, the first recorded case outside of China and a few months later WHO made the assessment that COVID – 19 can be characterized as a pandemic. Most people who fall sick with COVID – 19 will experience mild to moderate symptoms and recover without special treatment.

COVID – 19 is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes or exhales. These droplets are too heavy to hang in the air and quickly fall on the surfaces. And can be infected by breathing in the virus if you are within close proximity of someone who has COVID – 19, or by touching a contaminated surface and then your eyes, nose or mouth.

On 10th November 2020, M.V.SEAFDEC had a mission to recover and deploy the Tsunami Warning System in The Bay of Bengal and The Andaman Sea total of 24 days. The predicament of COVID – 19, M.V.SEAFDEC had to make the guidelines and procedures onboard for preventing and against the spread of COVID – 19 by reference with Ministry of Public Health, the compliance with an indulgent measure of business and activities for preventive of COVID – 19 infection for business and activities group 2 handbook.