[UPDATE-1] Thailand discovers five new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine on Tuesday

Thailand’s government said on Tuesday that it had discovered five new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine. 

The new patients are returnees from Japan (1), Egypt (3) and Sudan (1).

The new discoveries bring the total number of cases up to 3,255 cases.

There are no new fatalities leaving the death toll at 58.

Nine new patients have recovered from the virus leaving the total number of discharged patients at 3,105.

Currently, 92 people remain in hospital.

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The government spokesperson for the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin said they have tested 6,780 cases so far with none infected.

An additional 643 more cases were tested in Bangkok with negative results.

It has been ten days since July 10 when both cases were found locally.

Global situation

There are now more than 14.8 million confirmed coronavirus cases globally. Of that, more than 8.9 million people have recovered from the infection and more than 613,000 have died from the disease.

Approximately 210,000 cases were reported globally on Tuesday and nearly 63,000 were found in the US alone.

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