Thai actor New Thitipoom positive for COVID-19

The ‘Dark Blue Kiss’ star is in home isolation

Manila, Philippines – Thai actor Thitipoom Techa-apaikhun, also known as New, has tested positive for COVID-19 based on his RT-PCR test results released on Thursday, March 3.

GMMTV, the 29-year-old actor’s talent agency, made the announcement on Twitter. They said New took the test on Wednesday, March 2, at a hospital.

New, classified as a green level patient under Thai health protocols, must self-isolate at home for treatment and observation of symptoms.

People who were in close contact with the actor are informed of the development. All events and activities scheduled by New are postponed until fully recovered.

Thitipoom starred in the boy love series dark blue kiss (2019) with Tay Tawan. His latest series is I am Tee, me too (2020) with Krist Perawat, Singto Prachaya, Off Jumpol and Gun Atthaphan. He is also known as Kao in Kiss: the series (2016) and Kiss Me Again (2018). – with reporting by Euna Regaspi/Rappler.com

Euna Regaspi is an intern at Rappler in the Lifestyle & Entertainment section.

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