Phuket, Thailand, Cambodia –
A Nigerian man who was confirmed as Thailand’s first official infection of monkey pox was arrested in Cambodia.
Our previous story:
A Nigerian man in Phuket who has been confirmed as Thailand’s first official infection of monkey pox is being traced by Thai police after officials have been unable to contact him and the man has disappeared. It has now been discovered the man is not a recent tourist but on overstay since last year.
Now for our updated story:
The Thai News Agency reported last evening (July 23rd) that the Nigerian man has been arrested by police at an apartment in Phnom Penh. He was first taken to a hospital.
A press conference and more details are expected tomorrow, July 24th.
This is a developing story. TPN media will continue to provide updates on this story as they come in.