Thailand has 102 more COVID-19 cases; 2,169 in total


The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has released the latest COVID-19 figures with 102 more confirmed cases, bringing the total to 2,169.

Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin, the CCSA spokesman, revealed at the daily press conference that the majority of the new cases are in Bangkok and Phuket, 34 and 24 cases respectively.

There have been three more deaths. The first one was a Thai man, 46, who returned from London on March 22. The second one was a Swiss man, 82, who also suffered from heart disease and high blood pressure. He attended a village party two weeks ago. And the third one was a Thai man, 30, who traveled from Phatthalung to Surin on March 19.

Dr. Taweesin said Thailand now has an accumulated total of 2,169 confirmed cases; 674 of those patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospital, while the death toll has increased to 23.

As for the situation after the Thai government announced a night curfew, there are still violators across the country. Officials have issued warnings and taken legal action againt the violators who could face up to 2 years in prison or up to 40,000 baht (1,200 USD) in fines, or both. So far 325 cases have been taken to court.