BANGKOK, March 2 (Xinhua) -- Thailand on Tuesday confirmed 42 new COVID-19 cases, mostly domestic, and one more fatality, according to a report of the Center for the COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).

Of Tuesday's new cases, 39 were domestic infections while three others were imported cases, the CCSA report said.

Those domestic cases included 24 detected in Samut Sakhon, among other provinces, the report said.

The new fatality, reported on Tuesday, was a 92-year-old Thai man, who had contracted the virus from an infected vendor at a marketplace in Pathum Thani. The deceased reportedly had heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure.

Thailand has so far confirmed 26,073 cases, 23,284 of which were domestic cases while 2,789 others referred to imported cases.

So far, 25,420 patients have fully recovered and been released from hospitals while 569 others are currently hospitalized and 84 fatalities have been reported.