A devotee prays before a Buddha statue inside Wat Mangkorn Kammalawas, where visitors are required to wear masks, in Bangkok on Sunday. (Photo by Apichart Jinakul)
Thailand on Monday recorded three new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, including one foreigner, and no new fatalities, authorities said.
The new cases were two Thais and one Egyptian, according to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA). One of the Thais arrived from Kuwait on June 29 and tested positive on Saturday while in quarantine in Bangkok. Another arrived from Bahrain on Sunday and tested positive on arrival.
The Egyptian, a soldier, arrived in Thailand on Wednesday and tested positive on Friday while in state quarantine in Rayong.
The new findings raised total confirmed cases to 3,220, with the death toll remaining at 58.
confirm (verb): to state or show that something is definitely true or correct, especially by providing evidence - ยืนยัน
death toll : the number of people killed - ยอดผู้เสียชีวิต
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
soldier (n): a person who works in an army -
state : government - รัฐ
test positive : to show in a medical test that a particular virus, bacteria, disease is present in the body - ตรวจพบว่าติดเชื้อ