CCSA Update: 802 new Covid-19 cases

SOURCE: Post Today

802 new Covid-19 cases were detected today in the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s daily briefing. Thailand now has 5,551 active cases. The CCSA has reported a total of 17,023 cases and 76 coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic last year.

Most of the cases were found in active case finding, which was rolled out in Samut Sakhon, the epicentre of the new wave of infections. The majority of cases are asymptomatic. The province has set up various field hospitals to treat the patients and contain the virus.

Out of the 802 cases, 692 cases were detected in proactive testing, 89 were local transmissions and 21 cases were detected in quarantine for those arriving in Thailand from abroad.

CCSA Update: 802 new Covid-19 cases | News by Thaiger

CCSA Update: 802 new Covid-19 cases | News by Thaiger
Active cases in Thailand as of January 28, according to Worldometers.

SOURCE: CCSA | National News Bureau of Thailand

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Caitlin Ashworth

Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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