Thailand has reported one new case of the novel coronavirus on Friday, taking the national total to 48, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health Sukhum Kanchanapimai said in a news conference.
The new case is a 43-year-old British corporate adviser who traveled from London on February 28.
The man transited via Hong Kong, where he spent about seven to eight hours, before traveling on to Bangkok, where he was admitted to hospital on February 29, Kanchanapimai added.
Of the 48 confirmed cases in Thailand, one person has died, 31 have been discharged and 16 remain in isolation receiving treatment, with one of them in a critical condition.
Source : CNN