Thailand discovers five new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine on Wednesday

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

One of the patients is American while the rest are Thai returnees from Egypt (3) and India (1).   

The new discoveries bring the total number of cases up to 3,356 cases.

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

Six people have recovered in the past 24 hours. The total number of discharged patients is now at 3,169.

Currently, 129 people remain in hospital.

Global situation

There are now more than 20.5 million confirmed coronavirus cases globally. On Wednesday, it was reported that 264,881 cases were found within the past 24 hours.

More than 13.4 million people (65.5 per cent) have recovered from the infection and more than 745,000 (3.6 per cent) have died from the disease.

Currently, there are around 64,500 patients being treated as severe cases.

More than half of the global confirmed cases were found in three countries. There were more than 5.3 million confirmed cases in the US alone, followed by 3.1 million in Brazil and 2.3 million in India.

India reported 61,252 confirmed cases and 835 deaths on Wednesday, followed by Brazil (54,923 / 1,242) and the US (54,511 / 1,557).

Advertisement -

COVID-19

Phuket Governor was not informed of Chinese arrivals in Phuket next week

The Phuket Governor said on Wednesday that he had not been officially informed about the first group...
Advertisement -
Advertisement -

Latest article

Opinion: If Thaksin’s son-in-law becomes leader then Pheu Thai will have failed to evolve, again

Thailand’s largest opposition party Pheu Thai is due to select a new leader on Thursday with many tipping THaksin Shinawatra’s son-in-law Nuttaphong...

Thaksin’s son-in-law tipped to be the next leader of Pheu Thai Party

Nuttaphong Kunakornwong, the son-in-law of exiled Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, is tipped to be the next leader of Pheu Thai, sources inside the...

Miss Universe Thailand favorite Cheraim Chayathanus disqualified for spying

Miss Universe Thailand 2020 (MUT) favorite Chayathanus ‘Cheraim’ Saradatta has been disqualified from the race after it was revealed that her manager...

Economy to contract by 8.5 per cent in second half with new tourist arrivals not helping

The Thai economy has “slightly” improved in August, the Bank of Thailand (BOT) said on Wednesday.The improvement was...

Phuket Governor was not informed of Chinese arrivals in Phuket next week

The Phuket Governor said on Wednesday that he had not been officially informed about the first group of 150 Chinese tourists that...