Thailand confirmed 5 returnees from Egypt and Qatar new COVID-19 cases

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The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration report.
The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration report.

Dr Panprapa Yongtrakul, assistant spokesperson of the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration, said that two infected returnees arrived in Thailand on June 9 and were brought to state quarantine facilities in Chonburi province.


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They tested negative in the first test on June 13 but positive in the second round on June 20. They did not show a symptom. One of them is a 31-year-old male student who returned from Cairo and the other was a 22-year-old maid.


Three new cases returned from Qatar on June 16 and were quarantined in Chon Buri. They tested positive for COVID-19 on June 21 while being asymptomatic.

One of them is a 31-year-old woman, another is a man aged 22 who was a masseur at a spa and the other is a 52-year-old man who was a crane driver.

The accumulated number of COVID-19 cases in the country stood at 3,156, 3,023 of whom recovered and 75 remained at hospitals. The death toll was unchanged at 58. (TNA)