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Phuket reports 9 new coronavirus cases (Friday)

Jack Burton

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Phuket, which has now closed all points of entry by land and sea, and today closed its airport, has reported 9 new Covid-19 coronavirus cases today (Friday). That’s less than half of yesterday’s 21 cases and even lower than Wednesday’s 14. The new cases bring the total on the southern island to 170 since the outbreak began in January.

No fatalities have been reported from the disease in Phuket in the past 24 hours.

Phuket has become a hotspot for new cases and many districts now have restricted access. The government has announced new travel restrictions for the island that go into effect next Monday.

Here are the details of today’s new cases…

Case 162: A 56 year old Thai woman, a food vendor in Patong, who had close contact with cases 92 and 114. She fell sick on March 29.

Case 163: A 37 year old Thai woman who works as a server at a popular expat hotel.

Case 164: A 29 year old Thai woman who works in a popular locally-owned bar in Patong.

Case 165: A 45 year old Thai woman, a hotel receptionist.

Case 166: A 21 year old Thai woman who works as a tour booth attendant.

Case 167: A 30 year old Thai woman, a nurse in operation rooms in a public hospital. She fell sick on April 4 and is believed to have contracted the disease from another confirmed case.

Case 168: A 3 year old Thai boy, son of a confirmed case.

Case 169: 60 year old Thai man, the father of another confirmed case.

Case 170: 60 year old Thai woman, the mother of a confirmed case.

Phuket reports 9 new coronavirus cases (Friday) | News by Thaiger

SOURCE: Ministry of Public Health

 

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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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