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WAM: Thailand reports 111 new coronavirus infections


BANGKOK, 26th March, 2020 (WAM) — Thailand reported 111 new coronavirus infections, taking its tally to 1,045, Reuters has quoted the government as saying 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, Reuters added.

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