I'm isolated in a 5m by 5m room, says Singaporean with Covid-19 under quarantine in Thailand

Addressing rumours that he had just returned to Bangkok from South Korea, Jay expressed anger as these were unhelpful and created panic in an already difficult situation.
Addressing rumours that he had just returned to Bangkok from South Korea, Jay expressed anger as these were unhelpful and created panic in an already difficult situation.PHOTO: OHANA POKE/FACEBOOK
The owner of Hawaiian restaurant Ohana Poke in Bangkok tested positive for the coronavirus and was transferred to a government quarantine hospital.
The owner of Hawaiian restaurant Ohana Poke in Bangkok tested positive for the coronavirus and was transferred to a government quarantine hospital.PHOTO: OHANA POKE/FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE - The first Singaporean to be diagnosed with Covid-19 in Thailand barely had time to send his family a brief text message before he was whisked to an isolation ward 5m by 5m in size moments after testing positive for the virus on Tuesday (March 10).

The 36-year-old owner of Hawaiian restaurant Ohana Poke in Bangkok, who wanted to be known only as Jay, spoke to The Straits Times on the third day of his quarantine on Thursday.

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