Thailand reports 103 new coronavirus and four new deaths; total cases at 1,978


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  • Friday, 03 Apr 2020

A Thai police officer wearing a protective mask is seen at a checkpoint, as Thailand will impose a nationwide night curfew from Friday April 3, to try to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand, April 3, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand on Friday reported 103 new coronavirus cases and four more deaths, bringing its total number cases to 1,978, a health official said.

There were four new deaths, bringing total fatalities to 19, said a spokesman for the government's Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration, Taweesin Wisanuyothin.

The new deaths were all Thai males, including a 59-year-old who worked on a train.

Three new deaths ages between 72 and 84 were connected to a crowded boxing match that saw a large number of infections.

(Reporting by Chayut Setboonsarng)

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