RECAP: Thailand announces 2,409 new daily domestic cases of Covid -19, 10 imported with 19 new deaths

Thailand –

Thailand has announced 2,409 new domestic confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Kingdom this morning (May 8th) with 10 imported cases for a total of 2,419 cases of the virus with 19 new deaths reported, in the past 24 hours.

Of the 2,409 1,890 were found through contact tracing and in hospitals, and 519 were found through active case-finding in local communities.

Bangkok has the most cases with 1,112, Nonthaburi with 217, and Samut Prakan with 114.

Nineteen deaths were reported which we will be updated in a separate article.

The majority of the cases in Bangkok come from increased community testing especially in and around the dense populations of the Klong Toey area. Chonburi saw a decrease in cases as reported in a separate article.

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News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for closing in on two years. Specializes primarily in local news for Pattaya and Phuket, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket except when commuting between the two.