Phuket: 9 new cases, total now 26Phuket governor Pakkhapong Thawiphat on Tuesday reports nine new coronavirus infections, six Thais and three foreigners, lifting the total to 26. (Photo by Achadtaya Chuenniran)PHUKET: This island province reported 9 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, six Thais and three foreigners, bringing the total to 26. This brought the total number of Covid-19 cases in the province to 26. Of the nine new cases, patient number 18 was a 33-year-old waitress at an entertainment venue in soi Bangla on Patong beach. From Jan 5 to March 23, health officials had screened 1.2 million arrivals at Phuket airport and 38,327 visitors at piers.
Source: Bangkok Post March 24, 2020 07:30 UTC