April 20, 2020 / 5:42 AM / a month ago

REFILE--Thailand reports 27 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

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BANGKOK, April 20 (Reuters) - Thailand on Monday reported 27 new coronavirus cases, bringing the nation’s total to 2,792 cases, a senior health official said.

Of the new cases, 16 had come into contact with a previously confirmed case, said Taweesin Wisanuyothin, a spokesman for the government’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration.

No new deaths were reported for the third consecutive day.

Thailand has had a total of 47 fatalities, and 1,999 patients have recovered. (Reporting by Chayut Setboonsarng and Panarat Thepgumpanat)

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