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Thailand reports 91 new coronavirus cases and one death

Reuters | Bangkok | Updated: 27-03-2020 09:34 IST | Created: 27-03-2020 09:34 IST
Thailand reports 91 new coronavirus cases and one death

Thailand reported 91 new coronavirus cases and 1 fatality, bringing the total to 1,136 cases and 5 deaths, a health official said on Friday. The latest death was of a patient in Narathiwat province bordering Malaysia, the health official said.

The new infections consist of 30 patients linked to previous cases and 19 cases including imported ones, said Anupong Sujariyakul, a senior expert in preventive medicine at the Disease Control Department. The balance 42 people, who tested positive, are awaiting a probe to determine how they contracted the disease, he said. So far, 97 patients have recovered and gone home since the outbreak.

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