Thailand adds 77 Covid case, 1 death Sunday

Thailand adds 77 Covid case, 1 death Sunday

FILE PHOTO: Detainees walk into a field hospital in Bangkok, following an outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus among detainees, on March 24, 2021. (AFP PHOTO / Thai Immigration Police)
FILE PHOTO: Detainees walk into a field hospital in Bangkok, following an outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus among detainees, on March 24, 2021. (AFP PHOTO / Thai Immigration Police)

Thailand on Sunday added 77 new coronavirus cases, 58 of them locally transmitted, bringing the accumulated number of confirmed infections since the pandemic began to 28,734. One death was reported, raising the toll to 94.

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said the fatality was a 75-year-old woman who lived in Bangkok. The bed-ridden patient died on Saturday after testing positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday.

Bangkok led nationwide infections with 20 cases reported by hospitals and 12 from mass testing. Samut Sakhon registered seven cases filed by medical facilities and nine from mass testing, while Samut Prakan logged three infections reported by hospitals and two from mass testing.

Pathum Thani recorded two new cases at hospitals and active case-finding in communities also uncovered two in Nonthaburi and one in Ratchaburi.

The 19 imported cases comprised six from Hungary, three from the United States, two from the United Arab Emirates, two from India and one each from South Korea, Sweden, Russia, Bulgaria, Ethiopia and Kuwait.

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