Thailand announces 54 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, 2 more deaths with one in Chonburi


At a daily press briefing by the Covid-19 Coronavirus Situation Response Center,  Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin, spokesman for the Public Health Ministry, confirmed 54 new cases of the Covid-19 Coronavirus in Thailand.

This brings the total number of cases in the country to 2,423.

Two additional deaths were reported, one being a 74 year old French man in Chonburi that was in the Pattaya daily report.

Chonburi, however, reported 0 new confirmed cases for today.

The majority of the new cases are in Phuket, according to officials, specifically in and around the Bangla area. Officials have begun random testing of residents in the high risk areas and those who have recently traveled which is helping to find additional people who have Covid-19.

Chonburi also starts the closure of Pattaya this afternoon which is hoped to further stop any potential spread in the regional and local area. See more about that here:

Reminder: Pattaya closure restrictions starts at 2PM today


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