8 more arrivals test positive

8 more arrivals test positive

The government yesterday reported eight new cases of novel coronavirus infection, all quarantined arrivals from Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Spain and the United Kingdom, raising the national total to 3,888.

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said three new cases were from the UK and one each from the other countries.

The three from the UK were Thai students aged 27-30. They arrived on Monday and were tested right away because they were displaying virus symptoms. All were admitted to Samut Prakan Hospital.

The five other people were asymptomatic when they tested positive for the virus. They were receiving treatment in Bangkok and Chon Buri province.

The case from Germany was a Thai woman aged 32. She arrived on Nov 5 via Doha and tested positive for the virus 12 days after her arrival.

The case from India was an 48-year-old Indian engineer who arrived on Nov 11 and tested positive five days later.

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

The case from Spain is a Spanish woman company, aged 34. She arrived on Nov 12 via Dubai and was confirmed with Covid-19 six days later.

The last case from Italy is a Thai housewife aged 64. She arrived last Saturday and tested positive three days later.

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