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Wednesday: 3 new Covid-19 cases

Village health volunteers attend a meeting on Covid-19 control in Nonthaburi province on Monday. Their roles are recognised for effectively control the disease in the country. (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)

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The government on Wednesday reported three new cases of Covid-19, all quarantined returnees from Japan and France, raising the total to 3,514 cases.

Of the new cases, two were from Japan — a 39-year-old company employee and a 53-year-old maid, according to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration.

They arrived on Monday and were quarantined in Chon Buri province.

The other new case is a male student, 22, who arrived from France last Friday on the same flight as three previously confirmed cases.



The three new cases were asymptomatic.

Covid-19 infection rates were 2.1% among 3,828 arrivals from Japan and 0.2% among 411 arrivals from France.

Of 3,514 cases to date, 3,345 (95.2%) recovered, including two released over the past 24 hours, 110 remain in hospitals and the death toll is unchanged at 59.

Vocabulary:

asymptomatic (adj): (of a person or illness) having no symptoms, i.e., not signs of a disease or medical condition - ไร้อาการ

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

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

maid : a female servant in a house or hotel - สาวใช้, หญิงรับใช้

previously : before -

quarantine (verb): to keep a person or animal that might have a disease separate from other people or animals so that they do not catch the disease - กักบริเวณ จำกัดบริเวณ

release : to allow someone or something to go free - ปล่อย

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