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Wednesday: 4 new Covid-19 cases

Interprovincial travellers are forced to comply with social distancing in a passenger van in Nakhon Ratchasima province on Wednesday. (Photo: Prasit Tangprasert)

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The government on Wednesday reported four new patients with Covid-19 infections, all quarantined returnees, raising the total to 3,125, but no more deaths.

Taweesilp Visanuyothin, spokesman of the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, said one new case was a man aged 44 who had worked and stayed in Madagascar. He returned on June 3 and was quarantined in Bangkok.

Another was a woman aged 34 who had stayed with her husband's extended family in Pakistan. 

The two other new patients were 35-year-old masseuses who returned from India last Thursday and were quarantined in Chon Buri province. 

Of the 3,125 accumulated cases, 95% had recovered, including eight patients who were discharged over the past 24 hours. Eighty-six patients were still in hospitals. The death toll remained unchanged at 58.

Globally, Covid-19 cases amounted to 7.32 million, including 124,136 new cases over the previous 24 hours. The death toll rose by 5,020 to 413,648. The United States had the most cases at 2.04 million and the most deaths at 114,148.

Vocabulary:

discharge : to allow someone officially to leave somewhere, especially a hospital or a court of law - ได้รับอนุญาตให้ออกจาก

masseuse : a woman whose job is to give people massages - หมอนวดที่เป็นหญิง

quarantine (noun): a situation in which a person or animal that might have a disease is kept separate from other people or animals so that they do not catch the disease - การกักบริเวณ, การจำกัดบริเวณ

toll : the number of deaths and injuries caused by a disaster, accident, disease, etc. - การสูญเสีย

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