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Thursday: 4 new Covid cases

Disease control officials meet passengers arriving at Suvarnabhumi airport on Monday. (Photo: Varuth Hirunyatheb)

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The government reported four new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, raising the total to 3,763.

There were two cases from Kuwait and one each from Japan and the United Arab Emirates.

One case is a Kuwaiti woman, 67, who arrived via Qatar on Oct 25 to seek treatment for another illness. Another is a Kuwaiti student, 19, who arrived via Qatar on Oct 24. Both were asymptomatic but tested positive on arrival.

The case from Japan is a Thai student, aged 24, who had a high fever on Oct 6. She arrived on Oct 21 and tested positive on Oct 24. She had a cough and phlegm.


The case from the UAE is a Thai masseuse, 40, who returned on Oct 23 on the same flight as three previously confirmed cases. She tested positive on Oct 26, and had a cough and headache.

The four new patients received treatment in Bangkok, Nonthaburi and Chon Buri.

Of the total 3,763 cases, 3,570 (94.8%) had recovered, including nine discharged over the past 24 hours, and 134 others were at hospitals, the CCSA said. The death toll remained 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

cough : forcing air up through your throat with a sudden noise, especially when you have a cold - การไอ

discharge : to allow someone officially to leave somewhere, especially a hospital or a court of law - ได้รับอนุญาตให้ออกจาก

masseuse : a woman whose job is to give people massages - หมอนวดที่เป็นหญิง

phlegm (pronounced 'flem')  : a thick yellow or green substance that you get in your nose and throat, especially when you have a cold - เสมหะ

treatment : the process of providing medical care - การรักษา

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