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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) WHO Thailand Situation Report - 21 April 2020

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• On the 21st 7 of April 2020, 19 new cases of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 were announced by the Ministry of 8 Public Health of Thailand, bringing the total number of cases to 2,811. 9

• Of these, 75% (2,108) have recovered, about 1.7% (48) have died, and 23% (655) are receiving treatment. 10

• Only one case was identified in a person returning from outside Thailand; likely reflecting restrictions on 11 entry.

• Ten of the new cases 13 are close contacts of 14 previously confirmed 15 cases. Two cases 16 attended crowded 17 places.

• To date, 68 of the total 19 77 provinces have 20 reported cases. 35 of 21 these 68 provinces 22 have not reported any 23 new cases during the 24 past 14 days. The three 25 provinces that have 26 reported the most 27 cases are Bangkok 28 (1,447), Phuket (193) 29 and Nonthaburi (152). 30 Nine provinces have not reported any cases.