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)
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.
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