Thailand logs 6 new Covid+ returnees Sunday

Thailand logs 6 new Covid+ returnees Sunday

Airport officials watch passengers leaving Suvarnabhumi airport after they arrived from India on Sept 6, 2020. (Photo by Wichan Charoenkiatpakul)
Airport officials watch passengers leaving Suvarnabhumi airport after they arrived from India on Sept 6, 2020. (Photo by Wichan Charoenkiatpakul)

Thailand on Sunday reported six new coronavirus cases, raising the total to 3,506. No new deaths were reported.

All the new cases were Thai nationals who recently returned from the Middle East and North Africa. 

The first two cases were an eight-year-old boy and a 35-year-old housemaid who returned from Saudi Arabia on Sept 5. Their second tests on Thursday were positive, although they were asymptomatic.

The CCSA did not say whether they were from the same family.

A 38-year-old worker who returned from Kuwait via Qatar on Sept 13 tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Friday. He also did not show any symptoms of the disease.

Three female students who returned to Thailand from Morocco on Friday tested positive on arrival. All three, a 22-year old and two aged 21, had fevers.


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