Thailand reports 104 new coronavirus cases, three new deaths

Medical workers wearing protective suits measures the body temperature of a man and another draws blood for the preliminary blood test of tested for COVID-19 at the Chulalongkorn University Health Service Center in Bangkok, Thailand, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand reported 104 new coronavirus cases, bringing its total to 1,875 cases, a spokesman for the government’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration said on Thursday.

There were three new deaths in the country, bringing the total fatalities to 15 deaths, spokesman Taweesin Wisanuyothin said.

The three new deaths, all Thai men, included a 57-year old who had pre-existing conditions of diabetes and high blood pressure.

The second new fatality was a 77-year-old who had come into contact with an infected patient, and the third case was a 55-year-old driver at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport.

Reporting by Chayut Setboonsarng; Editing by Christian Schmollinger