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Wednesday: 2 new Covid cases from Belgium, UAE

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

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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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