The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration reported six more coronavirus disease 2019 cases who returned from other countries.
CCSA spokesman Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin said five new cases arrived from Egypt. Four are male students aged 21 and 24 who were back in the country on July 24. They tested positive for COVID-19 on July 29 while having no symptoms.
The other returnee from Egypt is a man aged 28. He arrived on July 30 while having a fever and breathing problems. He tested positive on his arrival date.
The other new case is a male chef, 52, who worked on a cruise ship. He returned from the Netherlands on July 25 and tested positive for COVID-19 while being asymptomatic.
So far COVID-19 infection was detected with 373 quarantined people. The total of confirmed cases rose to 3,310, 3,125 of whom recovered and 127 were being treated at hospitals. The death toll remained unchanged at 58.
Dr Taweesin said that CCSA had already allowed visits of four categories of foreigners and they could arrive right when local parties who would receive those completely prepared quarantine operations for the visitors.
The four categories of foreigners comprise exhibitors, film crews, medical and wellness tourists and Thailand Elite Card holders. (TNA)