Thailand reports 54 new coronavirus cases, 2 more deaths

Thailand has reported a total of 2,423 cases and 32 fatalities, while 940 patients have recovered and gone home since the outbreak started.
Thailand has reported a total of 2,423 cases and 32 fatalities, while 940 patients have recovered and gone home since the outbreak started.PHOTO: REUTERS

BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Thailand reported 54 new coronavirus cases and 2 more deaths on Thursday (April 9), including a 74-year-old French national.

An 82-year-old Thai man also died, said a spokesman for the government's Centre for CoVID-19 Situation Administration.

The new cases include five Thais repatriated from Indonesia who had travelled to South Sulawesi province for a religious gathering last month before the event was postponed.

Thailand has reported a total of 2,423 cases and 32 fatalities, while 940 patients have recovered and gone home since the outbreak started in January.