Thailand discovers two new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine on Thursday

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

The patients are Thai returnees from the US.   

The new discovery brings the total number of cases up to 3,516 cases.

There are no new fatalities leaving the death toll at 59.

Eight people have recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours. This brings the total number of discharged patients to 3,353.

Currently, 104 people remain in hospital.

Global situation 

There are now more than 32 million confirmed coronavirus cases globally. On Thursday, it was reported that 315,717 cases were found within the past 24 hours.

Approximately 23.6 million people (73.8 per cent) have recovered and 981,000 (3.1 per cent) have died from the disease.

Currently, there are around 62,300 patients being treated as severe cases.

There are more than 7.1 million confirmed cases in the US alone with more than 206,000 deaths followed by India (5.7 million / 91,100), Brazil (4.6 million / 139,000) and Russia (1.1 million / 19,800).  

On Thursday, India reported the highest daily confirmed cases and deaths at 89,688 and 1,152 respectively followed by the US (41,616 / 1,122), and Brazil (32,445 / 906).

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