Thailand reports 143 new coronavirus cases, 1 death SundayA woman wearing a mask waits for customers at an empty food stall during the coronavirus disease outbreak in Yaowarat, Bangkok on Friday. (Reuters photo)Thailand has 143 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases since the outbreak began to 1,388, the Centre for Covid-19 Administration said on Sunday. The number of new cases was a significant jump from the 109 recorded on Saturday. The government on Saturday said the increasing number of infections was due to people failing to practise social distancing. Phuket recorded six new cases on Saturday, four in the Patong area.
Source: Bangkok Post March 29, 2020 05:26 UTC