THAILAND logged a total of 829 new Covid-19 cases today (Jan. 31) with 22 patients found in Bangkok yesterday and of these six were restaurant workers and one a three-year-old boy, Sanook.com reported.
The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) assistant spokeswoman Dr. Phanprapha Yongtrakul said at 11.30 a.m. this morning that the new cases take the cumulative confirmed total to 18,782 with 11,615 having recovered and 7,090 still hospitalized.
There were no additional deaths leaving the toll at 77.
Details of 829 new coronavirus cases are as follows:
– Altogether 91 patients emerged from surveillance and service systems;
– A total of 731 cases found through proactive search in communities;
– Seven foreign travellers entered state quarantine.
Meanwhile Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) said that 22 new coronavirus cases emerged in Bangkok yesterday taking the total number of cases in the capital as of this morning to 756.
Of these Jan. 28 there were 735 cases with 154 being patients from various provinces being treated in the capital while 581 were residents.
Six of the 22 new cases are workers at a famous restaurant at Icon Siam shopping mall. The sick three-year-old child had been accompanying his family to a market in Bang Khen area to sell goods and picked up the infection there.
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