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Covid-19 Thailand – Latest Updates (30th June, 2020)

  • +2 New Cases
  • 3,171 people infected (+0)
  • 3,056 discharged from hospital (+13)
  • 58 dead (+0)

 

Two new quarantined COVID-19 cases are recorded in Thailand

Thailand recorded two new COVID-19 case today, both among returnees in state quarantine, but no new fatalities.

According to the CCSA, the new patients are Thai men, aged 27 and 28, who arrived from Qatar and entered state quarantine in Chon Buri province on the same day.  Both asymptomatic, they were found to be infected in a second test on June 27th.

Cumulative infections in Thailand to date are 3,171, with 3,056 recoveries and 58 deaths.  57 others are still being treated in hospital.

CCSA assistant spokesperson Dr. Panprapa Yongtrakul said on Tuesday that, since Thailand is entering the 5th phase of the easing of lockdown restrictions, with high-risk business and leisure activities to resume on Wednesday, everyone’s focus must be on preventing the spread of the virus.

Full Story: ThaiPBSWorld

 

Thailand’s tourism struggling amid COVID-19 pandemic

BANGKOK, June 29 (Xinhua) — Hotels are shuttered in the dark, bars are closed and empty food carts are seen around Bangkok’s once-bustling tourism associated street. Silence shrouds the city’s party land despite the easing COVID-19 lockdown measures.

“Bangkok at night is deserted as never before. I can’t believe it is a tourist haven where I’ve been living all my life. It’s almost a ghost town,” said local resident Anan who lives near Sukhumvit 24, an area home to starred hotels, large shopping malls, high-end and popular restaurants in central Bangkok.

Thailand has recorded no local transmission of COVID-19 for 35 consecutive days with all of the recorded infections being Thais returning from abroad.

Although the curfew imposed since April to contain coronavirus has been lifted and most businesses are allowed to open, most of them kept their doors closed.

Full Story: XinHua