Political protesters ignore social distancing rules during their rally at Ratchaprasong intersection in Bangkok on Thursday, when Thailand logged four new Covid-19 cases. (Photo by Arnun Chonmahatrakool)
The government on Friday reported four new cases of coronavirus disease, quarantined arrivals from Ethiopia, Nigeria, Singapore and the United Kingdom, lifting the total to 3,669.
The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said the case from Nigeria is a Thai woman who arrived on Oct 9. Her infection was confirmed by the first test on day 4 after her arrival.
The case from the UK is a Thai student aged 19. She arrived on Monday and tested positive for Covid-19 right away.
An Ethiopian woman, 37, who arrived on Monday from Addis Ababa for other medical treatment tested positive right away and is in a hospital in Bangkok.
The case from Singapore is a Thai worker aged 46 who arrived on Oct 9. He had been diagnosed with Covid-19 in June.
All were asymptomatic except the student from the UK, who had a runny nose and lost her sense of smell on Sept 29.
Of the total 3,669 cases, 3,467 (94.5%) had recovered, including four discharged over the past 24 hours, and 143 patients were in hospitals, the CCSA reported. The death toll remained 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
diagnosed (verb): having found out what physical or mental problem someone has by examining them - วินิจฉัยโรค, พบสาเหตุ
discharge : to allow someone officially to leave somewhere, especially a hospital or a court of law - ได้รับอนุญาตให้ออกจาก
senses (noun): the five powers (sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch) that your body uses to get information about the world around you - ประสาทสัมผัสและการรับความรู้สึก
test positive : to show in a medical test that a particular virus, bacteria, disease or drug is present in the body - ตรวจพบว่าติดเชื้อ
treatment : the process of providing medical care - การรักษา