Thailand Reports No New Coronavirus Cases, No Additional Deaths


FILE PHOTO: People queue up to have their temperature taken before entering the Ratchada Railway Night Market, which is reopening amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, after the Thai government eased isolation measures, in Bangkok, Thailand, May 15, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Thailand on Saturday reported no new coronavirus cases or deaths as the country begins to reopen businesses and ease restrictions.


“Today there are two zeros … thank you all Thais who have given their cooperation,” a spokesman for the government’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration, Taweesin Wisanuyothin, said.


This is the second day since March 9 that the country has reported no new daily cases.


Thailand on Sunday will allow malls and department stores to re-open. It will also shorten a nighttime curfew by one hour, to 2300 to 0400, from 2200 to 0400.


Thailand has reported a total of 3,025 cases of the coronavirus and 56 fatalities.


(Source: – Reuters)

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