Thailand

The first case of COVID-19 outside of China was confirmed in Thailand on 13 January 2020. Local transmission was first confirmed on 31 January. The government’s response initially focused on surveillance and contact tracing, but after cases jumped in mid-March to over one hundred per day the government declared a state of emergency, under which most foreigners were banned from entering Thailand. This was followed by a nationwide curfew. In early May, the government began the first of four stages for relaxing containment measures, opening low-risk businesses.

Key statistics

  • Confirmed cases

    3,017

  • Cases per 100,000 people

    4.54

  • Deaths

    56

  • Recovered cases

    2,798

  • Days since first case

    111

  • Days since 100 cases

    59

  • Days since highest daily increase

    52

These statistics were last updated for 15 May 2020 and are drawn from the Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Cases dataset, published by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at John Hopkins University, via API by Laeyoung.

Government of Thailand COVID-19 policies

Last updated 1 May 2020

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