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39 new COVID-19 cases as new Saphan Sung cluster emerges

Saphan Sung district in Bangkok

Saphan Sung district in Bangkok. Photo: Dextor DD. CC BY 3.0.


Thailand recorded 39 new COVID-19 cases today (Monday), as health officials keep a close watch on a new cluster in the Saphan Sung district of Bangkok, related to the Bang Khae market cluster.

A butcher, at a fresh market in Saphan Sung district, reportedly developed symptoms on March 11th and tested positive for COVID-19 two days later, after he had already spread the disease to his wife, who is an asymptomatic case. Seven other people in the same house have been placed under observation.

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By Thai PBS World