Top
Begin typing your search above and press return to search.

Thailand reports record daily COVID cases due to jail clusters

Thailand on Monday reported nearly 10,000 new Covid-19 cases, a record single-day spike, after massive infection clusters were detected in the country's prison system, according to officials.

Thailand reports record daily COVID cases due to jail clusters

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  18 May 2021 7:09 AM GMT

BANGKOK: Thailand on Monday reported nearly 10,000 new Covid-19 cases, a record single-day spike, after massive infection clusters were detected in the country's prison system, according to officials. The country reported 9,635 new cases, including 6,853 infections in prisons, according to the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA). The new infections brought the country's total number of infections to 111,082, with more than 70 per cent of the infections having been confirmed since the beginning of April, when the third wave began and quickly spread across the country, reports Xinhua news agency. IANS


Also Read: Thailand reports daily record of 34 COVID-19 deaths, 1,983 new infections

Also watch:

Next Story