Thailand has announced 73 new domestic confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Kingdom this morning (March 27th), with 7 imported cases for a total of 80 new confirmed cases of the virus with one new death reported.
The announcement was made by the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) in Bangkok.
Of the 73 new local cases, 41 were found through contact tracing and in hospitals and 32 were found through active case-finding in local communities.
Bangkok had the most with 52 cases, Samut Sakhon had 15 and other provinces had 6.
One death was reported which was a Thai male patient who has diabetes and lived in Nakhon Pathom. He visited the Bang Khae Market which was the epicenter of a recent cluster of infections.
On March 16th he reportedly felt exhausted and had asthma. He went to a hospital where he was found with Hyperglycemia (High sugar in blood). He was initially tested negative for Covid – 19.On March 25th the patient became unconscious and had later been pronounced dead. At this time he was confirmed with Covid -19.