BANGKOK (NNT) - The government’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) today announced 109 new cases of COVID-19 in Thailand, which brings the country’s cumulative total to 1,245.
The CCSA spokesman, Taweesin Visanuyothin, said one more death has been reported, raising coronavirus fatalities to 6. Seventeen patients are in a serious condition, while 100 have recovered so far and been discharged.
Around the world, total COVID-19 cases are about to reach 600,000, now at 596,349. The global death toll has reached 27,343. 133,057 have recovered from the disease. The virus has now spread to 199 countries and territories.
The United States has overtaken China with the most cases of COVID-19, now confirmed at 104,126. 18,691 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours alone, which is a sharp rise in the infection rate. 1,695 deaths have been reported.
Italy remains the country with the highest number of fatalities from COVID-19, with a total of 9,134. 969 deaths were reported on Friday alone, the highest recorded so far in one day.
Meanwhile, Spain has reported 773 new deaths, raising the total death toll there to 5,138. Spain is the country with second highest COVID-19 mortality rate.