New death from Pathum Thani market as new Covid cases slow to 42

03-Mar-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM Print This Post

Thailand added 42 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 26,073. One new deaths was reported, raising the toll to 84.

Of the 42 new cases, 35 were reported from hospitals, four were diagnosed during active case-finding and three were found in arrivals from abroad.

Pathum Thani market claims new victim

The Department of Disease Control on Tuesday said the latest fatality was an elderly Thai man, a 92-year-old native of Pathum Thani province. He had suffered from diabetes, hypertension and heart disease.

On February 11 he purchased items from a female vendor who was infected with Covid-19 at Pornpat market in Thanyaburi district. He then developed a fever, cough and fatigue.

He was admitted to a local hospital. His fatigue worsened on February 23 and he was attached to a ventilator. His condition then deteriorated until his death on Sunday.

Samut Sakhon again leads new caseload

The 42 new cases included 39 local infections35 confirmed at hospitals and four during active testing in communities.

More than half of the new infections were in Samut Sakhon province, the original epicentre of Thailand’s second wave of Covid-19. The coastal province on the southwestern border of Bangkok logged 24 new cases12 Thais and 12 Myanmar nationals.

He was admitted to a local hospital. His fatigue worsened on February 23 and he was attached to a ventilator. His condition then deteriorated until his death on Sunday.

Samut Sakhon again leads new caseload

The 42 new cases included 39 local infections35 confirmed at hospitals and four during active testing in communities.

More than half of the new infections were in Samut Sakhon province, the original epicentre of Thailand’s second wave of Covid-19. The coastal province on the southwestern border of Bangkok logged 24 new cases12 Thais and 12 Myanmar nationals.

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