WORLD Thailand’s coronavirus cases rise to 2,551 with 33 new infections

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Thailand’s coronavirus cases rise to 2,551 with 33 new infections

By Sun Guangyong | People's Daily app

13:10, April 12, 2020

Bangkok (People's Daily) - Thailand on Sunday confirmed 33 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number to 2,551. Among the total, 80 medical workers were infected.

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Photo shows a police checkpoint in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo provided to People's Daily) 

As of Sunday, 1,295 patients remain hospitalized, 1,218 have recovered and returned home, and 38 died from COVID-19, according to Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health.

Thailand started enforcing a national curfew from 10 pm to 4 am starting on April 3. All people except medics, emergency workers and personnel delivering medical supplies and patients, are urged to stay at home. There are 923 police checkpoints in the whole country.

The number of new cases each day has decreased since the curfew started.

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