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Covid-19 update: 6 new cases nationwide, deaths toll remains at 54 (Saturday)

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The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration today has confirmed just 6 new Covid-19 cases over a 24 hour period, for the second consecutive day. That’s the lowest in over a month, and again no deaths, leaving the total death toll at 54 people.

It’s the sixth consecutive day of single-digit numbers. Half of today’s new cases are in the southern province of Phuket, which has the highest infection rate per capita in the country and the second highest actual numbers after Bangkok. All the new cases today were in the west-coast comment of Bang Tao.

The total number of Covid-19 patients is now 2,966 since the outbreak began, of whom 2,732 have recovered and been discharged, raising the national recovery rate to 92%.

Covid-19 update: 6 new cases nationwide, deaths toll remains at 54 (Saturday) | News by Thaiger

SOURCE: The Nation Thailand

 

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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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