Covid-19 update: 1 new imported case (June 20)

PHOTO: Reuters

The Ministry of Public Health’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration reported 1 new confirmed case of Covid-19 this morning. The new case is an imported case, by a student returning from from Bharain. The student is in state quarantine and has had no contact with the general population since returning.

Today is the 26th day in a row with no new locally transmitted cases. Thailand is aiming for 28 consecutive days with no new confirmed locally spread cases before feeling confident about the local situation and declaring the nation officially “virus-free”. That will be this Monday if all goes well.

Total cases in Thailand since the beginning of the outbreak are now 3,147, of whom 3,018 patients have recovered and been discharged, making the recovery rate 96%. 71 patients are undergoing treatment in hospital, while the death toll remains at 58.

Globally, the virus has infected 8,775,902 people and caused 462,876 deaths.

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SOURCES: Nation Thailand | The Pattaya News

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