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CCSA Update: 80 new Covid-19 cases, active infections on a downward slope

Caitlin Ashworth

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80 new Covid-19 cases were reported today in the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s daily briefing while 142 new cases were reported on Saturday and Sunday. Since the start of the pandemic, Thailand has reported 26,031 coronavirus infections and 83 deaths.

There are currently 624 active Covid-19 infections, a record low for Thailand since the December outbreak at a Samut Sakhon seafood market. The number of active Covid-19 over the past month drastically dropped after health officials slowed down mass testing efforts in high risk areas.

Out of the 80 new cases reported today, 28 were exposed to the virus in areas considered to be at “high risk,” including 19 in Samut Sakhon, 3 in Tak, 2 in Nakhon Pathom, 2 in Bangkok, 1 in Chon Buri and 1 in Ratchaburi.

36 cases were detected through proactive testing, including 35 cases in Pathum Thani and 1 in Nonthaburi.

The other 16 cases were detected in quarantine for those arriving to Thailand from overseas.

CCSA Update: 80 new Covid-19 cases, active infections on a downward slope | News by Thaiger

CCSA Update: 80 new Covid-19 cases, active infections on a downward slope | News by Thaiger

Active Covid-19 cases in Thailand as of February 28, according to Worldometers.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

 

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    Larry

    Monday, March 1, 2021 at 3:45 pm

    I don’t mean to be nitpicky, but is it just me that when this article said “142 cases were reported on Saturday and Sunday”, I read it to mean that 142 cases were reported daily on Saturday and Sunday. This seemed high to me so I checked the government Facebook page and found 70 on Saturday and 72 on Sunday… for a total of 142.

    I might suggest a more explicit phrasing next time. And maybe stick to daily case numbers if it is an article about today’s daily case number.

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    vic

    Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 6:04 am

    No need to suggest this magazine how to work correctly. It is the one which posted an article pretending covid was originated in thailand: they perfectly know how NOT to do their job…

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Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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