A 59-year-old German tourist died on Monday after developing high fever during her visit to a famous resort town of Hua Hin with her family, Dr Paijit Warajit, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Health, the Public Health Ministry said Tuesday.
Her body will be sent to Bangkok for post mortem autopsy in a bid to check real cause of her death, Paijit said, the website by The Nation newspaper reported.
Her sample was also sent to test whether she died of the A/H1N1 flu, Dr. Paijit said, adding that the result will be out within 24hours.
She developed the high fever, while she was visiting Hua Hin in Thailand's central province of Prachuab Khirikhan with her husband and a child. She was admitted to a Hua Hin hospital on May 12 and died on May 18.