Connect with us

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Covid-19 update: 17 new cases found in quarantine, deaths unchanged at 58 (August 14)

Jack Burton

Published 

 on 

Covid-19 update: 17 new cases found in quarantine, deaths unchanged at 58 (August 14) | The Thaiger
PHOTO: Reuters
  • follow us in feedly

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration reported this morning that 17 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in state quarantine over the previous 24 hours. The new patients are all Thai returnees, 15 from India and 1 each from Australia and the United States. The new cases bring Thailand’s total number of cases to 3,376 since the beginning of the outbreak.

Today marks 81 consecutive days without a domestically transmitted case, since May. There were 4 new recoveries in the previous 24 hours making the number of discharged patients 3,173. There were no new fatalities leaving the death toll at 58. Currently, 145 people remain in hospital.

Globally, the total number of confirmed cases surpassed 21 million, of whom 13.9 million have recovered while deaths stood at 757,446. Thailand now ranks at 114th among 215 countries surveyed for number of cases. The US has the highest number (5.41 million), followed by Brazil (3.22 million) and India ( 2.4 million).

SOURCES: Thai Enquirer | Nation Thailand

Keep in contact with The Thaiger by following our Facebook page.
Never miss out on future posts by following The Thaiger.



Read more headlines, reports & breaking news in Thailand. Or catch up on your Thailand news.

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.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Avatar

    Toby Andrews

    August 14, 2020 at 2:29 pm

    Could it be that these new diagnosis of viruses are fraud, and the clinics just want to be paid for treating a none existing illnesses?
    Well, this is Thailand, so it could be.

    • Avatar

      Lily

      August 14, 2020 at 8:05 pm

      Dude, really? Thai UHC (universal health care)does not work like that. More cases does not mean more income to the hospitals but more work and sleepless nights for medical staff.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Myanmar reports 15 new Covid-related deaths in the past 24 hours

The Thaiger & The Nation

Published

on

Myanmar reports 15 new Covid-related deaths in the past 24 hours | The Thaiger

Myanmar has reported 15 new covid-related deaths over the past 24 hours prompting the Burmese government to re-impose restrictions on domestic travel and transportation quotas across the Thailand-Myanmar border. The current death toll in the nation sits at 75 as of today which includes those with other underlying diseases succumbing to the Covid-19 virus. The Myanmar health department also added that the country has seen 424 more people testing positive for Covid-19 in yesterday alone-making it the highest amount of daily cases detected since March. The total number of cases so far is now almost 4,300. In response to the […]

Continue Reading

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Updates on the new Special Tourist Visa | Complete Thailand Travel Guide (September 2020)

The Thaiger

Published

on

Updates on the new Special Tourist Visa | Complete Thailand Travel Guide (September 2020) | The Thaiger

Latest update – September 19. The Thaiger updates information about travelling to and re-entering Thailand. Depending on where you’re coming from, your purpose for visiting Thailand and your country’s own Covid-19 travel restrictions, the situation is changing daily. If you are overseas and wish to come to Thailand your FIRST port of call must be the Royal Thai Embassy in your country before you make any bookings. Tell us about the new long stay ‘special tourist visa’, the STV. The Thai cabinet has approved a plan to allow foreign tourists to visit Thailand but they’ll have to agree to mandatory 14 […]

Continue Reading

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

1 new Covid-19 death, 7 new cases in quarantine

Caitlin Ashworth

Published

on

1 new Covid-19 death, 7 new cases in quarantine | The Thaiger
FILE PHOTO

Thailand reported its first Covid-19 death since June, tallying up the death toll to 59. Health officials also report 7 new Covid-19 cases detected in quarantine. They say 1 person had the virus before. The 54 year old Mhad Mamin worked as a Thai translator at an embassy in Saudi Arabia. He came back to Thailand last month and tested positive for Covid-19. He was recovering at first, but then he started to get worse a couple weeks ago. He died today at Bangkok’s Rajavithi Hospital near Victory Monument. His family lives in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Health officials also report 7 […]

Continue Reading
Follow The Thaiger by email:

Trending