By THE NATION
Of the new patients, one is the first domestic case in over 100 days, while other three were returnees from the US, Singapore and Saudi Arabia in state quarantine.
The first domestic case was a prisoner aged 37. This man lived in a condo in Bangkok’s Bang Mod area and worked as a DJ in Rama III and Rama V areas before being caught.
As of Friday, total patients were 3,431 since the outbreak, of whom 3,277 have recovered while 96 patients are in hospitals. The death toll remains at 58.
Globally, as of 9am on Friday, the number of confirmed cases since the outbreak has passed 26.4 million. Of these, 18.6 million have recovered, 60,749 are in severe condition and 873,108 have died
Thailand ranks 121st for most cases in the world. The US has the highest number of infections with 6.33 million, followed by Brazil (4.04 million), India (3.93 million), Russia (1 million) and Peru (670,145).