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4 Thais repatriated from India found with Covid-19 today (June 12)


Today the government announced 4 new cases of Covid-19, all were reported as repatriated Thai citizens from India. Dr. Taweesilp spokesman of the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, says…

“1 of the cases was a 39 year old housemaid, who returned to Thailand on June 4 and was quarantined in Chon Buri province. She showed no symptoms, but tested positive for the disease on Tuesday.”

“3 others arrived back on June 5, of the number 2 were male labourers aged 37 and 53, and the other a masseuse, aged 44. They were quarantined in Chon Buri and tested positive on Wednesday, also while being asymptomatic.”

Dr Taweesilp continues to say that India had the most Covid-19 cases in Asia with a total of 298,283 cases and ranked 4th globally, and rising. So far 2,445 Thai people had returned from India as part of the government’s repatriation program.

As of today, the total number of confirmed cases in the country has been 3,129, with 84 patients still under treatment. 2,987 have made a full recovery and been officially discharged from hospital (no change), there have been a total of 58 deaths (no change).

Of the 192 Covid-19 patients found in state quarantine:

  • 90 cases, (46.9%) were found in the first two days after entering state quarantine
  • 38 cases (19.8%) were found on day 3-4
  • 35 cases (18.2%) were found on days 5-6
  • 11 cases (5.7%) were found on days 7-8
  • 2 cases (1%) were found on days 9-10
  • 11 cases (5.7 %) were found on days 11-12
  • 5 cases (2.6%) were found on days 13-14

“It has been 18 days that the country has not logged a locally infected patient. However, people must not be reckless. Although we do not have a local infection, there are about 100,000 newly confirmed cases globally per day.”

SOURCE: Bangkok Post | Nation Thailand

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