RECAP: Thailand discovers 58 domestic infections among 77 new Covid-19 daily cases with one additional death in past 24 hours

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Thailand discovered 58 domestic infections among a total of 77 new Covid-19 Coronavirus daily cases with one additional death in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced this morning, March 28th.

Thailand’s 94th Covid-19 fatality was a 75-year-old Thai bedridden woman from Bangkok with underlying health conditions of thyroid disease, high blood lipids, and a pituitary tumor. She was reportedly in close contact with four family members who all previously tested positive for the virus.

The patient was suffering from suspicious symptoms of high fever, coughing, and tiredness on March 23rd. She sought a Covid-19 test at a local hospital and was confirmed with a Covid-19 infection. However, her condition became worse and she was pronounced dead on March 27.

Regarding the domestic infections, 32 of them were walk-in/hospital cases, including contact tracing, that were confirmed in Bangkok with 20, Samut Sakhon with 7, Samut Prakan with 3, Pathum Thani with 2. Most of them were Thai nationals with slight symptoms.

The other 26 local infections were reported during proactive case finding in local communities, particularly in local markets, factories, migrant worker’s dormitories, and immigration detention in Bangkok with 12, Samut Sakhon with 9, Samut Prakan with 2, Nonthaburi with 2, and Ratchaburi with 1. Most of them are asymptomatic. All of them are being isolated in quarantined areas under the supervision of public health officials with no public exposure.

As of today, 103 people fully recovered in the past 24 hours and have been released from field hospitals and quarantine centers. Thailand has now reached a total of 28,734 cases with 27,239 recoveries and a total of 94 deaths since the start of the pandemic.


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Nop Meechukhun
National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.