WHILE the 24-hour tally of coronavirus cases remained low at 157 today (Feb. 10) a 65-year-old woman passed away taking the death toll to 80, Sanook.com reported.
Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin, spokesman of Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), said the new infections took the overall cumulative confirmed patients to 23,903 with 18,914 having recovered while 4,909 are still undergoing treatment.
The woman who died had serious underlying conditions, suffering from laryngeal cancer and chronic kidney disease. Moreover she had close contacts with five out of eight family members in Samut Sakhon who were infected.
On December 29 she underwent a dialysis at a hospital in Samut Sakhon during which she picked up the coronavirus infected and was moved to Bangkok.
She was then treated for pneumonia and asthma but later also started bleeding through the breathing tube, digestive tract and stomach. Fungi was then found in her bloodstream and she died on February 8 after suffering from multiple sudden cardiac arrest.
Of today’s 157 cases, 144 emerged within the country with 38 cases appearing through surveillance and service systems and 106 through proactive search in communities.
Meanwhile eight of 13 overseas travellers who arrived over the past 24 hours entered state quarantine but five from Indonesia did not.
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