Thailand discovers 4 new COVID cases in past 24 hours including first locally transmitted case in more than 100 days

Thailand’s government said on Friday that it had discovered four new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine including the first locally transmitted case in more than 100 days.

The patients found in state quarantine were Thai returnees from the US, Singapore and Saudi Arabia.

More on the new locally transmitted case can be found here.

The new discovery bring the total number of cases up to 3,431 cases.

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

No one has recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours. This means that the total number of discharged patients is still at 3,277.

Currently, 96 people remain in hospital.

Global situation 

There are now more than 26.4 million confirmed coronavirus cases globally. On Friday, it was reported that 287,635 cases were found within the past 24 hours.

More than 18.6 million people have recovered from the infection and more than 873,000 have died from the disease.

Currently, there are around 60,700 patients being treated as severe cases.

More than half of the global confirmed cases were found in three countries. There were more than 6.3 million confirmed cases in the US alone, followed by 4 million in Brazil and 3.9 million in India.

India reported 84,156 confirmed cases and Friday, followed by Brazil (44,728) and the US (44,507).

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