The Mall Bang Khae shopping center, Bangkok

Bang Khae markets cluster pushes Sunday COVID-19 caseload to 170

Thailand recorded 170 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, more than half of them in Bangkok, as the accumulated total in Thailand since the start of the pandemic reached 26,927. The death toll remained at 86.

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said the capital recorded 90 infections from mass testing and three patients reported by hospitals. Eighty of the mass testing cases were found at Bang Khae Market between Bang Khae and Phasi Charoen districts. The new cluster prompted the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration to close the market on Saturday.

Full story: Bangkok Post

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