Thailand reports new coronavirus death as total cases reach 1,245

Saturday 1441/8/4 - 2020/03/28
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BANGKOK, Mar 28, 2020, SPA -- Thailand reported 109 new coronavirus cases and one death on Saturday, bringing the total to 1,245 infections and six deaths.
The new cases include 39 patients linked to previous cases, 17 new cases deemed to be imported ones, and 53 awaiting investigation, Anupong Sujariyakul, an expert in preventive medicine at the Disease Control Department, told reporters, according to Reuters.
The government urged people to stay home and introduced a state of emergency earlier this week, banning foreigners and closing public facilities and businesses in major cities until April 30.
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12:45 LOCAL TIME 09:45 GMT
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