Tuesday: 1 more Covid-19 case

Tuesday: 1 more Covid-19 case

Thais and foreign nationals arrive from India at Suvarnabhumi airport on Sept 6 and were later taken to quarantine facilities. (Photo: Wichan Charoenkiatpakul)
Thais and foreign nationals arrive from India at Suvarnabhumi airport on Sept 6 and were later taken to quarantine facilities. (Photo: Wichan Charoenkiatpakul)

The government on Tuesday reported one new case of Covid-19 infection, an Indian man who returned from abroad, raising the total number of cases to 3,446.

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said the 46-year-old man arrived back from India on Sept 1 and was taken to an alternative state quarantine facility in Bangkok. On Sept 6, he tested positive for Covid-19.

Of the total 3,446 cases,  3,284 had recovered, including three discharged over the past 24 hours, and 104 patients remained at hospitals. The death toll remained at 58 since June 2.

Globally, Covid-19 cases rose by 197,689 over the previous 24 hours to 27.48 million and the death toll increased by 3,846 to  896,844. The US had the most cases at 6.48 million, up by 25,325. India ranked second with 4.27 million cases, up by 75,022. Brazil was third with 4.14 million cases, up by 10,188.

Thailand ranked 122nd by the number of confirmed cases, the CCSA reported.

Vocabulary

  • alternative: another choice - ทางเลือก, ตัวเลือก
  • confirm (verb): to state or show that something is definitely true or correct, especially by providing evidence - ยืนยัน
  • discharge: to allow someone officially to leave somewhere, especially a hospital or a court of law - ได้รับอนุญาตให้ออกจาก
  • rank: to put someone or something into a position according to their success, importance, size etc - จัดลำดับ
  • state: government - รัฐ

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