Thailand finds two locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 after two months

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health said on Saturday that it had discovered two locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 after two months at the refugee camp of Mae Sot.

Both patients are from Myanmar and they did not travel beyond the border town.

Local reports said that officials were already on high alert as there has been a surge of infections near the Thai-Myanmar border. Three truck drivers tested positive last week.

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Thailand’s government also said that it had discovered 10 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours.

The patients are from Nepal (1), UAE (1), Japan (1), America (1), Poland (1), and the United Kingdom (3).

The new discoveries bring the total number of cases up to 3,679.

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

Eleven more patients have recovered from the virus with the total number of discharged patients now at 3,478.

Currently, 142 people remain in hospital.

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