21 May 2024

Thailand today (Wednesday) recorded 18 new COVID-19 cases, including 16 Thais returning from abroad and a bar worker, who slipped into Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province from Myanmar’s Thachilek township.

The 16 Thai cases are a 24-year old man and a 29-year old woman returning from Japan, a 69-year old retiree from the United States, a 56-year old woman from Turkey, a 53-year old man from Kuwait, a 24-year old woman from Germany, a 31-year old man returning from Israel, a 32-year old woman from Sweden, a 31-year old man and four women returning from Switzerland and three returning from Myanmar, including the bar worker.

The other two foreign infections are a 57-year old Sudanese woman and a 44-year old Egyptian teacher.

Cumulative infections in Thailand, to date, are 4,026.  11 new recoveries were reported today, bringing the total 3,822. 144 others are still being treated in hospitals.

Global infections, to date, are 64,188,950. Total recoveries are 44,437,980 while total death toll is 1,486,609.