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7 new Covid-19 cases reported in Thailand (June 8)

Anukul

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This morning Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin, the spokesman for the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration has announced 7 new confirmed cases of the Covid-19. All 7 were reported as Thai nationals who were recently repatriated from aboard.

Today marks the second week, with no new cases of Covid-19 transmitted locally. The Thai Government, however, says their current target is to reach a full 2 virus incubation periods – 28 days – with no cases spread locally until they feel secure in the country’s lack of asymptomatic carriers.

Thailand has a total of 3,119 cases since the start of the Covid-19 breakout with 2,973 of those fully recovered and released from hospitals. 88 are under treatment, the country’s death toll remains at 58.

Of the 7 cases…

• 2 students aged 28 year old, who returned from Pakistan. The students arrived in Thailand on the June 6 and were found with the virus when they arrived.

• 3 masseuses, aged 39-42, and an 11 year old student who had returned from the United Arab Emirates on June 2, and was found with the virus on a second test on June 5.

• a 37 year old woman who came home from the US on June 1 and was found with the virus on the second test on June 5.

Globally, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has passed 7 million, increasing by 100,000 in the past 24 hours, with around 400,000 deaths. Ranking number 1 according to Worldometer.com is the US with more than 2 million infections, 1.4 million more than Brazil ranking number 2.

Worldwide, the number of new cases continues to increase with little flattening of the curve.

SOURCE: The Pattaya News | Nation Thailand

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    sam thompson

    Monday, June 8, 2020 at 3:06 pm

    What happened to the ‘fit to fly’ certificates that were supposed to be a prerequisite before being allowed to fly?

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    Kelvin Bamfield

    Monday, June 8, 2020 at 6:02 pm

    if you read or listen to quotes from World Meter then the numbers are not accurate and dont break down numbers as its simply the crude death rate

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    Clyde JAMES

    Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 12:28 pm

    The statement that there is no flattening of the curve of a graph of the worldwide number of new cases detected is meaningless. The number of people being tested for COVID-19 is increasing daily as new test methods and kits become available and more people are trained and assigned to perform testing. Consequently, the number of new people found to have the virus will continue increasing. This doesn’t mean that the total number of people worldwide getting sick from the virus is increasing each day. Many of these tests are conducted on people in high-risk professions or positions and do not represent the world population. The WHO, governments, political leaders, and various news media outlets present skewed and misleading graphs and data to sensationalize their organization’s functions and to support hidden agendas.

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