WORLD Thailand’s COVID-19 cases rise to 1,136 with 91 new infections

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Thailand’s COVID-19 cases rise to 1,136 with 91 new infections

By Sun Guangyong | People's Daily app

12:15, March 27, 2020

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Traffic has sharply dropped in Bangkok. (Photo: Sun Guangyong/People's Daily)

Bangkok (People's Daily) - Thailand on Friday confirmed 91 new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, bringing the total to 1,136 since the virus first arrived in the kingdom in January.

More than 1,000 patients remain hospitalized,  97 have recovered and returned home, and five died from complications related to the disease, according to Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health.

The Thai government has no plans to impose a curfew but on Thursday enforced a state of emergency to ban entry of foreign travelers and social gatherings.

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