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7 new Covid-19 cases make it single-digit increase fourth day in a row

7 new Covid-19 cases make it single-digit increase fourth day in a row
THURSDAY, April 30, 2020

Thailand reported single-digit Covid-19 cases for the fourth successive day with seven new cases confirmed over a 24-hour period, Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin, spokesman of the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, said on Thursday (April 30).

The total number of Covid-19 patients increased to 2,954.

The new cases can be divided into two groups.

The first group of four were found during proactive testing (three in Phuket and one in Krabi).

The second group of three had returned from Malaysia and are in state quarantine in Bangkok.

Meanwhile, 22 people have fully recovered and returned home. Patient recovery percentage is 90.63.

As of April 30, the total number of confirmed cases in the country stood at 2,954 -- 213 are under treatment, 2,687 have recovered and been discharged, and there have been 54 deaths.

Globally, there have been more than 3.18 million confirmed cases and around 227,000 deaths

Dr Taweesin also revealed that the number of patients under investigation since March 1 totalled 62,018 people with a 4.75 per cent positive rate.