Announcement of Chulalongkorn University: Permission for Absence from Class and Work during the 2019-nCoV Infection Outbreak
As there is clear evidence that a number of people infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which originated in the city of Wuhan in the People’s Republic of China, have entered Thailand, Chulalongkorn University is taking action to safeguard the health of its students and staff.
The University hereby invokes the authority under Articles 32, 77 and 86 of
the Chulalongkorn University Act B.E. 2551 together with Item 15, third
paragraph, of the Prime Minister’s Office Regulations on Leave of Absence for
Government Officials B.E. 2555 and Item 10, second paragraph, of Chulalongkorn
University’s Regulations on Leave of Absence for University Employees B.E. 2551
and declares the following:
1. Any student or staffer who had arrived from overseas or has been in
proximity of travelers from overseas, particularly from the People’s Republic
of China or areas at risk of such infection, during the past month but has
shown no symptom is to take a leave of absence for 14 days for observation
purposes. Such absence shall not be counted as dereliction of duty or absence
or leave days.
2. Students or staffers referred to in (1) shall notify their department or work unit as early as possible.