Get a Covid test earlier than intercourse, Thailand’s DDC recommends forward of Valentine’s Day

Before getting intimate on Valentine’s Day, get examined for Covid-19. That’s the advice from Thailand’s Department of Disease Control. Treasure are advising couples to endure a speedy antigen Covid-19 test earlier than having intercourse.
The DDC director-general Suwanchai Wattanayingcharoenchai expressed his concerns right now that there could be an uptick in Covid-19 cases following Valentine’s Day. While couples are out on dates and enjoying dinner and drinks collectively, the director says everybody ought to nonetheless be aware of the unfold of Covid-19. He really helpful that those that wish to be a part of events or parties should evaluate their own threat utilizing the Thai Save Thai utility. And for protected intercourse, he says a pair should test negative in an ATK before getting it on.
In August of final year, the Department of Health released Covid “safe sex” recommendations which included sporting a face mask (and a condom), discovering a place that’s not face-to-face, and avoiding salvia… as well as different secretions. But now, with much of the basic public fully vaccinated and at-home test kits accessible, the DDC director says the suggestions are much less strict..

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