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Thailand reports two new virus cases, bringing total to 37

Published: February 25, 2020 12:30:15 | Updated: February 26, 2020 14:49:07


Commuters wearing protective masks as they walk inside the MRT subway in Bangkok, Thailand on February 24, 2020 — Reuters photo Commuters wearing protective masks as they walk inside the MRT subway in Bangkok, Thailand on February 24, 2020 — Reuters photo

Thailand confirmed two new cases of the coronavirus, a senior health official said, bringing the total infections in the country to 37.

Both of the new cases are Thai nationals, Sukhum Kanchanapimai, the health ministry’s permanent secretary told a news conference on Tuesday, reports Reuters.

One patient is a female, 31, and has a family member with a history of travelling from China, Sukhum said adding that officials are investigating the rest of the family.

“The second, is a 29, male driver for Chinese tourists,” he added.

A total of 22 patients have been discharged and 15 are still being treated.

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