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405 new Covid cases reported, only 14 from overseas

Apr 08. 2021
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By The Nation

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Thursday reported 405 new cases, including 14 brought in from overseas.

Of the remaining 391 infections, 197 had been contracted locally and 194 found via proactive testing.

The 14 arrivals, both Thai and foreign nationals, included six from the United Arab Emirates, two from Bangladesh, and one each from India, Malaysia, Switzerland, France, the UK and Turkey.

Meanwhile, 32 patients have recovered and been discharged.

As of Thursday, the number of confirmed cases in Thailand had risen to 30,310. Of these, 27,133 had been contracted locally, including 16,690 who were found via proactive testing, while 3,177 were returnees.

So far, 28,101 have recovered and been discharged, 2,114 patients are being treated, and 95 have died (35 in the second outbreak).

According to Worldometer, as of 10am on Thursday, the number of confirmed cases globally had risen to 133.68 million (up by 651,878), 107.80 million of whom have recovered, 22.98 million are active cases (100,924 in severe condition) and 2.90 million have died (up by 12,969).

Thailand ranks 113th on the global list of most cases, which is topped by the US with 31.63 million, followed by Brazil 13.19 million, India 12.92 million, France 4.84 million and Russia 4.60 million.

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