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Tuesday: new Covid cases lift total past 4,000

Passengers arrive at Suvarnabhumi airport on Monday, and head for quarantine. (Photo: Dusida Worrachaddejchai)

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A seven-month-old boy was among 10 new cases of Covid reported on Tuesday, raising the total to 4,008.

The new Covid-19 cases were from the United States (3), Sudan (1), Russia (4) and Pakistan (2).

The cases from the US were a 23-year-old American woman teacher, a 63-year-old Thai woman and a 65-year-old Thai man, both self-employed. 

Both Thais arrived on Nov 28 and tested positive that day. They had no symptoms.

The case from Sudan was a 50-year-old Thai housewife who arrived on Nov 24. She was asymptomatic.

The four cases from Russia were all Russian nationals, They were a 39-year-old male diver, a seven-month-old boy, a 29-year-old businessman and  28-year-old self-employed woman. All were asymptomatic.

The two cases from Pakistan were a 32-year-old Pakistani engineer, and a 30-year-old Pakistani housewife. Both were asymptomatic.

Of the 4,008 people diagnosed with Covid-19, 3,811 (95%) have recovered, including eight discharged from hospitals over the previous 24 hours, and 137 people remain in hospitals. The death toll remains at 60.

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

diagnosed (verb): having found out what physical or mental problem someone has by examining them - วินิจฉัยโรค, พบสาเหตุ

national : a citizen of a particular country - ประชาชน

symptoms (noun): signs that someone has an illness - อาการ

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