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15 new national virus cases, 5 imported (Sunday)

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Thailand’s health officials have confirmed a total of 15 new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus. Of these, 5 were imported cases of Thai nationals recently repatriated from abroad who were  sent directly to mandated state quarantine. No new deaths were reported in today’s daily media update.

2,922 people have been infected in Thailand since the beginning of the outbreak in January, of whom 2,594 have fully recovered and been released from hospital.

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Just 277 people remain under treatment in Thailand. There have been 51 deaths since the start of the outbreak but none in the past 24 hours.

Phuket and Bangkok had the most cases today, with 4 and 3 repectively.

 

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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.

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