No new Covid-19 cases in Phuket

No new Covid-19 cases in Phuket

Phuket has no new coronavirus contractions for 16 days to Sunday. (Photo by Achadtaya Chuenniran)
Phuket has no new coronavirus contractions for 16 days to Sunday. (Photo by Achadtaya Chuenniran)

PHUKET: No new Covid-19 infections or deaths were reported in this southern island province on Sunday, leaving the tally at 224 cases and three deaths, the provincial communicable disease committee announced.

The province was without new cases for the 16th day in a row.

Of the total confirmed infections, 202 have recovered and been discharged, three died and 18 are still under treatment -- with all in satisfactory condition. One died from a motorbike accident.

With the Covid-19 situation improving steadily, the province has allowed some businesses to re-open and some activities to resume. 

The provincial public health office has reiterated its instruction for people to wear face masks at all times when outdoors and strictly observe the social distancing rule.

At markets, they are advised not to touch fresh food. If paying in cash, they should not pass the money from hand to hand but place it in a basket. They are also asked not to take children with them to marketplaces.

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