British teacher in quarantine is only new COVID infection in Thailand
Thailand today recorded one new COVID-19 case in quarantine in Bangkok.
According to the CCSA, the new infection is a 29-year old British language teacher working in Thailand. She arrived in the country from the UK, with her husband and a daughter, on August 15th and all were cleared of the virus in the first test.
A second test, taken while in quarantine on August 27th after she developed a fever and headache, came back positive for COVID-19.
Cumulative infections in Thailand, to date, are 3,412, with 3,252 recoveries and 58 deaths. 102 others are still being treated in hospital.
Between April 3rd and August 30th, 90,788 people have entered quarantine in Thailand, after arriving from abroad. Of these, 78,960 have returned home, after completing the 14-day mandatory isolation, including 373 who were among 475 who tested positive while in quarantine.
Globally, 221,286 new cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours, sending cumulative infections worldwide to 25,384,436, of which 61,103 are regarded as serious cases. Total recoveries, to date, are 17,706,679, with 850,591 deaths.
In the US alone, 6,173,236 cases have been recorded so far, with 187,224 fatalities, in second place is Brazil, with cumulative infections reaching 3,862,311 and 120,896 deaths. India comes third, with 3,619,169 cumulative infections and 64,617 deaths. Russia ranks fourth, with 990,326 cases and 17,093 deaths.