Thailand enjoys another day free from new COVID-19 infections or fatalities
Thailand recorded another day without new COVID-19 infections or fatalities on Sunday. There has not been a recorded case of locally transmitted infection in the country for 34 consecutive days, according to the CCSA.
Cumulative infections in Thailand to date are 3,162, with 3,053 recoveries. The death toll remains 58.
Worldwide infections have now reached 10,081,545, with the United States still topping the list with 2,596,537, followed by Brazil, Russia, India and the UK. Thailand is ranked 95th.
155,301 new infections were recorded globally today, including 37,310 in the US, Brazil’s 33,613, India’s 20,131, South Africa’s 7,210, Russia’s 6,852 and Mexico’s 5,441.
Global fatalities are now 500,183, with the US accounting for 128,108, followed by Brazil, the UK, Italy, France, Spain, Mexico, India and Iran.
Meanwhile, a Suan Dusit Poll shows that 73.68% of parents are concerned for the safety for their children when they return to school on July 1st.
The online poll gauged the opinions of 1,253 parents between June 23rd and 27th.
Most parents, according to the poll, want schools to clearly specify the measures they are taking to ensure the safety for the students, including regular disinfecting of classrooms.
70.04% of the parents responding to the poll expressed concern about online teaching.
Thailand’s Health Department has suggested that parents, who are not sure of the precautionary measures at their children’s schools, should submit their observations to the department through the “Thai Stop COVID” application, which is used by both the department and schools.