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Wednesday: 10 new Covid cases from 5 countries

Visitors pack a trade fair at the Thailand Cultural Centre in Bangkok on Tuesday, when the country logged 10 new Covid-19 cases. (Photo: Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)

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The government on Wednesday reported 10 new cases of coronavirus disease, quarantined arrivals from five countries, raising the total to 3,490.

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said there were six Thais and four foreigners. They arrived from Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Myanmar and Yemen.

An Ethiopian stewardess aged 19 arrived last Friday from Addis Ababa. 

From India, a year-old Thai girl and a Thai woman aged 27 arrived on Aug 31.

From Indonesia, two Thai men, aged 37 and 47, arrived on Sept 3. From Myanmar, a Myanmar woman aged 42 arrived on Sept 9. From Yemen, four Thai students, one a woman, aged 24, 25, 26 and 31 arrived last Friday.

All tested positive and were in quarantine.

Of the total of 3,490 cases, 3,316 (95%) had recovered and 116 were in hospitals. The death toll remains at 58 since June 2.

Vocabulary:

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

recovered : became fit and healthy again - ฟื้นฟูร่างกาย

stewardess : a female flight attendant - บริกรหญิงบนเครื่องบิน

test positive : to show in a medical test that a particular virus, bacteria, disease or drug is present in the body - ตรวจพบว่าติดเชื้อ

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