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.
SOURCE: CCSA | National News Bureau of Thailand
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