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136 more virus cases confirmed in Thailand as outbreak spreads out of Bangkok

Jack Burton

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A spokesman for the country’s newly formed Covid-19 Situation Administration Thailand confirmed 136 new Covid-19 coronavirus cases today, raising the total number of infections to 1,524. Deaths in the Kingdom remain at 7.

Infections in Thailand are likely to keep rising, and in a reversal of the earlier trend, recent new cases have been reported more in the countryside than in Bangkok.

As of yesterday, 54% of Covid-19 infections were found outside Bangkok.

The areas that are under strict monitoring for spread of the virus are: Bangkok Metropolitan Region, Chonburi, Phuket, Krabi, southern provinces (Narathiwat, Pattani, Songkhla and Yala), Sa Kaeo, and Ubon Ratchathani province in the north east.

As of 1:10pm Thai time on today (March 30), the virus had infected more than 723,000 people worldwide, with 34,005 deaths reported.

SOURCE: Reuters | The Nation

 

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Jack Burton is an American writer, broadcaster, linguist and journalist who has lived in Asia since 1987. A native of the state of Georgia, he attended the The University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism, which hands out journalism's prestigious Peabody Awards. His works have appeared in The China Post, The South China Morning Post, The International Herald Tribune and many magazines throughout Asia and the world. He is fluent in Mandarin and has appeared on television and radio for decades in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

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