1 Covid death, 73 new cases reported

Thailand on Monday added 73 new coronavirus cases, 66 of them locally transmitted, bringing the total number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began to 27,876. One new death was reported, raising the toll to 91.

1 Covid death, 73 new cases reported
Learning Really easy news 1 Covid death, 73 new cases reported published : 22 Mar 2021 at 13:35 writer: R May People wait to receive the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine in Bangkok. (Reuters file photo) Thailand on Monday added 73 new coronavirus cases, 66 of them locally transmitted, bringing the total number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began to 27,876. One new death was reported, raising the toll to 91. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said the fatality was a 60-year-old Bangkok resident. The man, who suffered from multiple diseases including lung cancer, tested positive on March 15; he died on Thursday. Bangkok and Samut Sakhon led new cases from hospital reports with eight cases each. Nakhon Pathom, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi, Samut Prakan, Chon Buri and Ratchaburi reported one infection each. Mass testing found 25 new cases in Samut Sakhon, 13 in Bangkok, five in Pathum Thani and one in Phetchaburi. CCSA assistant spokeswoman Apisamai Srirangson said the centre planned to ease more restrictions on Samut Sakhon from April 1 after moving the province out of the red zone, but details were not provided. Despite a plan to ease restrictions in the province, some field hospitals will remain open as a precautionary measure , Dr Apisamai said. Health officials are likewise focusing efforts on preventing new infections at worker camps in Muang district of Samut Prakan after a new cluster emerged there last week. The country also added seven cases imported from Germany, Belgium, Qatar, Poland, Denmark, the United States and Hungary, according to the CCSA. Search Copy Vocabulary cluster : group of people, animals or things close together - กลุ่ม ease : to relieve; to make a problem, situation or pain less severe or serious - บรรเทา emerge : to become known - เป็นที่ประจักษ์ต่อ fatality : a death caused by an illness, accident, crime or war - การเสียชีวิต field hospital (noun) : a temporary hospital, e.g. near a battlefield, a natural disaster, etc. - multiple : many - มากมาย precautionary measure : an action taking to prevent something bad from happening - มาตราการป้องกันล่วงหน้า restriction : a rule, action or situation that limits or controls someone or something - การจำกัด, การควบคุม Do you like the content of this article?