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Tuesday: no new Covid cases

People ride an escalator with social distancing signs, aimed at preventing the spread of the Covid-19 novel coronavirus, at the Terminal 21 shopping mall in Bangkok on Monday. (AFP photo)

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The government reported zero new coronavirus cases and no new deaths for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, leaving the total number of infections in Thailand at 3,135 with 58 deaths since January.

Tuesday marked the third time in the last 6 days that no new infections were confirmed in the country, and 22 days since the last local transmission.

A further six patients were discharged over the past 24 hours, bringing the number of recoveries to 2,993, leaving 84 in hospitals.

The government warned that the latest lifting of lockdown restrictions might cause a spike.

Global Covid-19 cases rose by 125,064 over the past 24 hours to 8.11 million. The death toll increased by 3,639 to 439,085.

The United States had the most accumulated cases at 2.18 million and the most deaths at 118,283.

Vocabulary:

confirm (verb): to state or show that something is definitely true or correct, especially by providing evidence - ยืนยัน

discharge : to allow someone officially to leave somewhere, especially a hospital or a court of law - ได้รับอนุญาตให้ออกจาก

global : throughout the world - ทั่วโลก

local : in or related to the area that you live, or to the particular area that you are talking about - ท้องถิ่น

recovery (noun): the process of becoming normal and healthy again - การฟื้นตัว, การฟื้นฟู

spike : a sudden increase - การพุ่งพรวดขึ้น

transmission : the spreading of a disease from one person or animal to another - การแพร่เชื้อ

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