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Friday: new Covid-19 cases from 3 countries

Arrivals board their bus to a quarantine facility at Suvarnabhumi airport during a recent rain storm. (Photo: Somchai Poomlard)

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The government on Friday reported four new cases of novel coronavirus infection, women returning from the Czech Republic, Germany and Japan, raising the total to 3,892.

Two patients from Czech Republic returned last Saturday. One of them was a masseuse aged 44 and the other a 40-year-old labourer. They were asymptomatic.

The returnee from  from Germany was a 33-year-old cook, who also arrived last Saturday. She had a fever and loss of sense of smell and taste four weeks before her flight.


The case from Japan was a 24-year-old labourer who arrived at Suvarnabhumi airport on Wednesday with a fever, and tested positive right away.

Of the total 3,892 cases, 3,745 (96%) had recovered including three discharged over the previous 24 hours, and 87 were in hospitals, the CCSA said. The death toll remained at 60.

Vocabulary:

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

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

labourer : a person whose job involves hard physical work that is not skilled, especially work that is done outdoors - กรรมกร, ผู้ใช้แรงงาน

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

senses (noun): the five powers (sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch) that your body uses to get information about the world around you - ประสาทสัมผัสและการรับความรู้สึก

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