BANGKOK, March 15 (CNA) - Thailand reported 32 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday (Mar 14), bringing the total infections in the Southeast Asian country to 114, said the Ministry of Public Health.
It was the biggest daily jump in cases in Thailand, which was one of the first countries outside China to report coronavirus infections that has since swept much of the world.
Of the confirmed cases on Sunday, two are employees at a restaurant in Bangkok owned by a Singaporean man who had previously tested positive for the coronavirus.
Nine had visited Bangkok's Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, while eight had visited other entertainment venues. Three patients had had close contact with tourists at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport. Five cases are imported and two are tourists in Thailand.
Investigations into the source of the infection are still ongoing for three patients.
Separately, 51 other patients' cases are also being investigated, said health officials.
As the country intensified efforts to contain the outbreak, Thailand's public health ministry on Saturday released detailed measures for travellers visiting the country. Travellers arriving in Thailand would be categorised into three groups for different levels of surveillance, based on where their departure was from.