March 26, 2020 / 4:41 AM / in 13 days

Thailand reports 111 new coronavirus infections, for total of 1,045

An immigration police officer wears a protective mask due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at a check point in Bangkok, Thailand March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand reported 111 new coronavirus infections, taking its tally to 1,045, the government said on Twitter on Thursday.

A state of emergency took effect. Authorities in Thailand, which has suffered four deaths in the pandemic, set up checkpoints on major roads linking provinces so as to increase screening in a bid to limit spread of the virus.

Entry by non-resident foreigners has also been banned.

Reporting by Panu Wongcha-um and Panarat Thepgumpanat; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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