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Thailand on Friday (October 15) reported 10,486 new COVID-19 cases, 10,711 recoveries and 94 additional deaths over the past 24 hours.
◼︎ 10,711 recoveries
◼︎ 10,319 new infections
◼︎ 167 prison / prison infections
▶︎ Total infections since April 1: 1,733,327
▶︎ Total recoveries since since April 1: 1,609,035
Friday’s cases bring the total number of COVID-19 infections in Thailand to 1,762,190 with 18,123 deaths.
The news comes as Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha has confirmed the country will reopen to vaccinated foreign tourists from 10 low risk countries who arrive by air on Nov 1.
During a meeting on Thursday lunchtime (Oct 14), it was also announced that the night time curfew will be reduced to 11pm-3am.
The new curfew will be effective from Oct 16 and will remain in place until the end of October.
(Source: – Asean Now)