WORLD Thailand COVID-19 cases rise to 2,826, 15 new infections

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Thailand COVID-19 cases rise to 2,826, 15 new infections

By Sun Guangyong | People's Daily app

12:57, April 22, 2020

Bangkok (People's Daily) - Thailand on Wednesday confirmed 15 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 2,826 since the virus first arrived in the kingdom in January.

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425 patients remain hospitalized, 2,352 have recovered and returned home, and 49 died from complications related to the disease, according to Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health.

Thailand enforced a national curfew from 10 pm to 4 am starting April 3. There are about 1,000 checkpoints in the country.

The Thai government has restricted traffic and activities to control the pandemic, and banned people from entering the country until April 30 and only allows the entry of authorized citizens, which are subject to a 14-day quarantine after arrival. 

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