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Phuket officials report zero new COVID cases, total remains 224

Phuket officials report zero new COVID cases, total remains 224

PHUKET: The Phuket Communicable Disease Committee today (May 11) reported zero new cases of people infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus, after four new cases were reported yesterday (May 10), the first new cases reported in a week.

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By The Phuket News

Monday 11 May 2020, 11:18AM


With zero new cases reported today, the total number of people in Phuket officially confirmed as infected with the virus since the outbreak began remains at 224.

According to the Phuket office of the Public Relations Department of Thailand (PR Phuket) this morning, so far 9,763 people had been classified as at risk of contracting COVID-19, an increase of 107 on the 9,656 reported yesterday.

Of those, 9,539 were found not infected with the virus.

PR Phuket this morning also reported that the Phuket Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Incident Command Center today noted that in total 5,728 Persons Under Investigation (PUIs) had been identified since the outbreak began.

Of those, 5,659 had been cleared, the PPHO said. The remaining 69 people were still in hospital, comprising 27 people already confirmed as infected and 42 people still waiting for test results, down four from the 46 reported yesterday.

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So far three people in Phuket have died as a direct result of being infected with COVID-19, including an Australian hotel manager from Khao Lak.

Meanwhile, the Phuket Public Health Office (PPHO) has released updated maps highlighting locations of risk areas on the island, the locations of where cases had been identified and where those confirmed as infected are receiving treatment.

The maps are marked as accurate as of 24:00 May 9. (See updated maps in gallery above.)

The new maps include the four new cases reported yesterday.

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