Wednesday: 2 new Covid cases from Belgium, UAE

Wednesday: 2 new Covid cases from Belgium, UAE

Disease control officials wait for arrivals at Suvarnabhumi airport. (Photo: Somchai Poomlard)
Disease control officials wait for arrivals at Suvarnabhumi airport. (Photo: Somchai Poomlard)

The government on Wednesday reported two new cases of coronavirus disease, quarantined arrivals from Belgium and the United Arab Emirates, raising the total to 3,880.

One of them is a Thai woman, 25, who returned from the UAE on Nov 13. She tested positive the following day, but was asymptomatic.

The other is a 42-year-old Belgian accountant. He arrived from Belgium on Monday on a connecting flight via Frankfurt.

He had been previously diagnosed with Covid-19 on Oct 28 and treated, and tested positive on arrival, also without any symptoms.


Of the total 3,880 cases, 3,729 (96%) have recovered, including five discharged over the past 24 hours, and 91 were in hospitals, the CCSA said. The death toll remained at 60.

Vocabulary

  • accountant: someone whose job is to prepare financial records for a company or person - นักบัญชี
  • asymptomatic (adj): (of a person or illness) having no symptoms, i.e., not signs of a disease or medical condition - ไร้อาการ
  • diagnose: to find out what physical or mental problem someone has by examining them - วินิจฉัย,ตรวจโรค
  • discharge: to allow someone officially to leave somewhere, especially a hospital or a court of law - ได้รับอนุญาตให้ออกจาก
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