Cases in Thailand cross 1,000

Cases in Thailand cross 1,000

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Thailand reported 111 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing its tally to 1,045, Reuters reported.

A nationwide state of emergency took effect in Thailand from Thursday and is expected to last until April 30, according to a statement by the government public relations department. During the period, non-resident foreigners are not allowed into the country and large gatherings are banned, the statement read.

The emergency declaration also allows the government to impose more stringent measures to control the spread of the virus, the statement said.