March 21, 2020 / 4:49 AM / 12 days ago

Thailand reports 89 new coronavirus cases in highest daily jump

BANGKOK, March 21 (Reuters) - Thailand reported its largest daily increase in coronavirus infections on Saturday, with 89 new cases taking the national tally to 411.

Taweesin Wisanuyothin, a Public Health Ministry spokesman, said the new cases were linked to earlier infections from a boxing match, an entertainment complex and a religious gathering in neighbouring Malaysia.

Of those infected, 366 are currently being treated, while 44 have recovered.

Thailand has reported one death in the outbreak. (Reporting by Chayut Setboonsarng; editing by Jane Wardell)

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