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CCSA Update: 401 new Covid-19 cases and 1 death, most at an immigration detention centre

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401 new Covid-19 cases and 1 death were reported today in the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s daily briefing. Most of the cases were at an immigration detention centre in Bangkok’s Bang Khen district

Thailand now has 1,419 active Covid-19 cases. Since the start of the pandemic last year, the CCSA has reported a total of 28,277 coronavirus infections and 92 deaths.

A 75 year old Thai man in Bangkok died after testing positive for Covid-19. He had underlying conditions of heart valve regurgitation, high blood pressure and Alzheimer’s disease. He tested positive for Covid-19 on March 14 and died 5 days later.

Out of the 401 new Covid-19 cases, 337 were detected through active case finding, including 318 cases at the Bang Khen immigrant detention centre. 46 cases were local transmissions and 18 were detected in quarantine for those arriving to Thailand from overseas.

CCSA Update: 401 new Covid-19 cases and 1 death, most at an immigration detention centre | News by Thaiger

SOURCES: Nation Thailand | Bangkok Post

 

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