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

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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

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