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Thailand announces 188 new covid-19 coronavirus cases (Sunday)

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Thailand’s daily press briefing with the Ministry of Public Health and the Department of Disease Control confirmed 188 new cases of the Covid-19 Coronavirus this morning.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 599 since the first cases were detected in the Kingdom in January. Of those cases, 42 have fully recovered, while 557 remain in hospital. One death has been reported: a man who previously been admitted with dengue fever.

Bangkok and its five surrounding provinces, Samut Prakarn, Samut Sakhon, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi and Pathumthani have announced closures of many businesses, with the exception of supermarkets.

SOURCE: The Pattaya News | The Thaiger

 

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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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