Thailand reports 2 more coronavirus deaths, 106 new infections

A health worker cleans her hands outside a makeshift tents place in the parking lot of Samitivej Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, on March 22, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS

BANGKOK - Thailand reported two more coronavirus deaths and 106 new cases of infection on Tuesday (March 24).

The death toll and total confirmed cases of the virus that causes the Covid-19 disease in the country now stand at four and 827 respectively, Reuters reported.

Later on Tuesday, the Cabinet will consider additional measures to help those affected by the outbreak.

Thailand has shut down malls in Bangkok for 22 days and extended the closure of schools, bars and cinemas in the capital to curb the outbreak. Several provinces also implemented similar measures.

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