Thailand reports 91 new cases, one death

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Thailand reported 91 new coronavirus cases and one fatality, bringing the total to 1,136 cases and five deaths, a health official said on Friday.

The latest death was of a patient in Narathiwat province bordering Malaysia, the health official said. With one more fatality, the total number of deaths rose to five, a health official said on Friday.

The new infections consist of 30 patients linked to previous cases and 19 cases including imported ones, said Anupong Sujariyakul, a senior expert in preventive medicine at the Disease Control Department.

So far, 97 patients have recovered and gone home since the outbreak. The balance 42 people, who tested positive, are awaiting a probe to determine how they contracted the disease, he said.