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Thursday: new Covid cases from 6 countries

A family arrives at Suvarnabhumi airport in Samut Prakan province and heads for quarantine. (Photo: Varuth Hirunyatheb)

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The government on Thursday reported eight new cases of novel coronavirus infection, quarantined arrivals, raising the total to 3,888.

Three cases from the UK are Thai male and female students aged 27-30. They arrived at Suvarnabhumi airport on Monday and were tested right away because they were coughing, had sore throats, runny noses, fever and loss of sense of smell.

Five other cases from other countries were asymptomatic when they tested positive for the disease.

The case from Germany is a Thai woman aged 32. She arrived on Nov 5 via Doha and tested positive for Covid-19 on day 12 after her arrival.

The case from India is an Indian mechanical engineer, 48. He arrived on Nov 11 and tested positive on day 5.

The case from Japan is a Thai masseuse aged 37 who also arrived on Nov 11 and tested positive on day 4.

The case from Spain is a Spanish company employee, aged 34. She arrived on Nov 12 via Dubai and was confirmed with Covid-19 on day 6.

The case from Italy is a Thai housewife aged 64. She arrived last Saturday and tested positive on day 3.

Of the total 3,888 cases, 3,742 (96%) had recovered including 13 discharged from hospitals over the past 24 hours, and 86 were in hospitals, the CCSA said. The death toll remained unchanged at 60.

Vocabulary:

asymptomatic (adj): (of a person or illness) having no symptoms, i.e., not signs of a disease or medical condition - ไร้อาการ

coughing : the action of forcing air up through your throat with a sudden noise, especially when you have a cold - ไอ

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

smell (n): the ability to notice or discover a substance in the air by using the nose -

sore throat : a pain at the back of your mouth - เจ็บคอ

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