Double-digit jump in new COVID-19 cases in Thailand
Thailand recorded 13 new COVID-19 cases today (Wednesday). All but one are Thais returning from abroad and isolated in state quarantine, according to the CCSA.
The new infections include a 62-year old Thai delivery man working in the United States, four Thai students back from Jordan, two Thai women who were working as masseuses in United Arab Emirates, a 35-year old Thai crew member of an oil tanker in Bangladesh, a 51-year housemaid who had been working in Germany, a 46-year old woman who was working in Russia two monks back from the UK and a 46-year old French businessman arriving from France.
Cumulative COVID-19 infections in Thailand, to date, are 3,759. Ten new recoveries were recorded today bringing the total to 3,561. 139 others are still being treated in hospitals.
Worldwide infections at 10am today had reached 44,236,746, while the global death toll stood at 1,171,308. The United States tops the list with 9,038,030 infections, followed by India with 7,988,853, Brazil with 5,440,903, Russia with 1,547,774 and France with 1,198,695 cases.
Thailand is ranked in 147th place.