Thailand announces nine new cases of Covid-19, all are imported from overseas


Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin, the spokesman for the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration announced nine new cases of the Covid-19 Coronavirus this morning at a press conference in Bangkok.

All nine cases are imported from Thai Nationals returning from overseas, bringing attention according to the doctor to the importance of the state quarantine process and border control.

Currently, international inbound flights are banned and borders are closed with the exception of Thai Nationals returning from overseas. Every Thai national must go through a mandatory state quarantine of fourteen days which includes Covid-19 testing. The state quarantine cases are not exposed to the general public.

The list of returnees, courtesy of the National Thai News Bureau, are below.

This means that for the second day in a row not a single new locally spread case in the entire country of Thailand was discovered.

Thailand has had a total of 3,054 cases of the virus since the start of the outbreak earlier this year. 2,931 of the cases have fully recovered and been released with two of the recoveries in the past twenty four hours.

There are 66 cases remaining in hospitals under treatment nationwide, with the majority being imported cases according to CCSA officials.

Thailand has had a total of 57 deaths since the start of the outbreak.

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