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Tuesday: 5 new Covid cases

A football fan has his temperature checked before being allowed into PAT Stadium in Klong Toey district, Bangkok, to watch a Thai League football match on Sunday. Photo by WICHAN CHAROENKIATPAKUL

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The government on Tuesday reported five new cases of the novel coronavirus, all quarantined after arriving from five countries.

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said that the new cases were British, Iranian and Thai nationals who arrived from Bahrain, Japan, Pakistan, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

The first new case is a Thai male worker aged 33 who arrived from Japan on Sept 9.

The second is a Thai male student aged 23 who arrived from Pakistan on Sunday.



The third new case is an Iranian businessman, 35, who arrived from Qatar on Sunday.

The fourth is a Thai man aged 63 who arrived from Bahrain on Aug 30.

The other is a British man aged 40 who arrived on Sept 1.

All were in quarantine.

Of the total 3,480 cases, 3,315 -- or 95.26% -- have recovered while 107 others are at hospitals. The death toll has remained at 58 since June 2.

Global Covid-19 cases rose by 247,832 over the past 24 hours to 29.44 million, 21.27 million of whom recovered. The death toll was up by 4,463 to 932,730.

The United States had the most cases at 6.75 million, up by 38,072. India came second with 4.93 million cases, up by 81,911, followed by Brazil with 4.35 million, up by 19,089. Thailand ranked 126th.

Vocabulary:

case : a particular situation or a situation of a particular type - กรณี, เหตุการณ์, สถานการณ์

death toll : the number of people killed - ยอดผู้เสียชีวิต

rank : to put someone or something into a position according to their success, importance, size etc - จัดลำดับ

recover : to become healthy and fit again after an illness or injury - การฟื้นไข้

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