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

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

The patients are from Yemen (4), India (2), Indonesia (2), Myanmar (1) and Ethiopia (1).   

The new discoveries bring the total number of cases up to 3,490 cases.

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

One person has recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours. This brings the total number of discharged patients to 3,316.

Currently, 116 people remain in hospital.

Global situation 

There are now more than 29.7 million confirmed coronavirus cases globally. On Wednesday, it was reported that 278,856 cases were found within the past 24 hours.

More than 21.5 million people (72.5 per cent) have recovered from the infection and more than 939,000 (3.2 per cent) have died from the disease.

Currently, there are around 60,900 patients being treated as severe cases.

There are currently more than 6.7 million confirmed cases in the US alone with more than 200,000 deaths.

With 5 million cases, India has surpassed Brazil as the country with the second-highest number of infections but with much fewer deaths toll than the US at 82,091 fatalities.

On Wednesday, India reported the highest daily confirmed cases and deaths at 91,120 and 1,283 respectively followed by the US (36,447 / 1,197) and Brazil (34,755 / 1,090).

Brazil recorded more than 4.3 million and 133,207 deaths followed by Russia (1.07 million / 18,785) and Peru (738,020 / 30,927).

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