Thailand reports 166 new coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: Mannequin is pictured at a closed shop in Samut Sakhon

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand on Sunday reported 166 new coronavirus cases, taking its total infections to 24,571.

Fatalities remained at 80, according to the country's COVID-19 information centre. Thailand's cases have surged five-fold since mid-December, but the number of recent new infections has decreased sharply from a week ago.

(Reporting by Orathai Sriring and Satawasin Staporncharnchai; Editing by William Mallard)