Hanoi: Thailand has recorded its first coronavirus fatality, local health officials said on Sunday (March 1).
The 35-year-old man was also suffering from dengue fever.
So far, Thailand has reported 42 coronavirus infection cases.
According to Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, Thailand is entering a full war with the acute respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19.
The National Communicable Disease Committee (NCDC) of Thailand has also declared COVID-19 as a dangerous contagious disease.