Thailand sends COVID-19 patients to hometowns by train


              Health workers prepare their protective gear before a group of people infected with COVID-19 arrive at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A COVID-19 patient, front right, prepares to get into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker talks with a woman, who is among a group of people infected with COVID-19, as she arrived at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker checks fingertip oxygen meter of a COVID-19 patient on his arrival at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A COVID-19 patient, front right, prepares to get into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A COVID-19 patient gets into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker talks with a woman, who is among a group of people infected with COVID-19, as she arrived at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A man, who is among a group of people infected with COVID-19, gets into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand to head to his hometown, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker wearing protective gear stands outside a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand while a COVID-19 patient prepares inside the train to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker checks oxygen level for a COVID-19 patient upon his arrival at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A man, who is among a group of people infected with COVID-19, gets into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand to head to his hometown, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker checks oxygen level for a COVID-19 patient upon his arrival at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A COVID-19 patient, front right, prepares to get into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker talks with a woman, who is among a group of people infected with COVID-19, as she arrived at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A COVID-19 patient gets into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A COVID-19 patient, front right, prepares to get into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker talks with a woman, who is among a group of people infected with COVID-19, as she arrived at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker wearing protective gear stands outside a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand while a COVID-19 patient prepares inside the train to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker checks fingertip oxygen meter of a COVID-19 patient on his arrival at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A COVID-19 patient gets into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A COVID-19 patient, front right, prepares to get into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker talks with a woman, who is among a group of people infected with COVID-19, as she arrived at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker wearing protective gear stands outside a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand while a COVID-19 patient prepares inside the train to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker checks fingertip oxygen meter of a COVID-19 patient on his arrival at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A COVID-19 patient gets into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A man, who is among a group of people infected with COVID-19, gets into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand to head to his hometown, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker checks oxygen level for a COVID-19 patient upon his arrival at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A COVID-19 patient, front right, prepares to get into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A COVID-19 patient, front right, prepares to get into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker talks with a woman, who is among a group of people infected with COVID-19, as she arrived at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker wearing protective gear stands outside a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand while a COVID-19 patient prepares inside the train to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker checks fingertip oxygen meter of a COVID-19 patient on his arrival at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker checks fingertip oxygen meter of a COVID-19 patient on his arrival at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A COVID-19 patient gets into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand to head to her hometown Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A man, who is among a group of people infected with COVID-19, gets into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand to head to his hometown, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A man, who is among a group of people infected with COVID-19, gets into a train at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand to head to his hometown, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker checks oxygen level for a COVID-19 patient upon his arrival at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A health worker checks oxygen level for a COVID-19 patient upon his arrival at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            A health worker with protective gear walks inside a train as the train prepares to carry a group of COVID-19 patients to their hometowns, at Rangsit train station in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Thai authorities began transporting some people who have tested positive with the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment, to alleviate the burden on the capital's overwhelmed medical system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)