Prachatai presents the statistics of the COVID-19 pandemic in Thailand, as of 24 March 2020.
As of 24 March, Thailand has a total of 827 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with the highest number in Bangkok at 349 cases, followed by Nonthaburi, Chonburi, Pattani, and Samut Prakarn at 48, 30, 26, and 26 respectively.
The majority of individuals tested positive for COVID-19 are male. Meanwhile, most patients are found to be in the 21 - 30, 31 - 40, and 41 - 50 age groups. The Thai Ministry of Public Health have stated several times that most patients are young, working age people who are still not working from home or did not reduce their social activities.
Most of the confirmed cases in Thailand are Thai nationals (596 cases), followed by Chinese nationals at 26 cases. A small number of cases are from European countries and other ASEAN countries.
Amoung ASEAN countries, as of 23 March, Malaysia has the highest number of COVID-19 cases, followed by Thailand and Indonesia. However, there is no report of COVID-19 cases in Laos.
As of 25 March, Thailand now has 934 cases of COVID-19. 70 people who contracted the virus have now been discharged from hospital, while 4 people have died.
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