Pheu Thai Party PM Candidate Paetongtarn Infected With Covid-19

Thailand –

Pheu Thai Party PM candidate Paetongtarn ‘Ung Ing’ Shinawatra, the daughter of former PM Thaksin Shinawatra, has been infected with COVID-19 for the second time.

Ung Ing posted on her personal Instagram on Wednesday (June 21st). She states, “I have had a sore throat since Sunday (June 18th). I conducted an ATK test every day since then but tested positive today. I hope my two kids are not infected.”

TPN media noted that this is the second time that Ung Ing has been infected with Covid -19. This afternoon she was scheduled to have an in-person seminar with her political party but she is now unable to join.

Meanwhile, she isn’t the only famous Thai politician to test positive today.

PM in waiting and leader of the Move Forward Party Pita Limjaroenrat has been infected with COVID-19 for the third time.

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The TPN National News, owned by our parent company TPN media.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.