6 June 2024

Thailand today recorded six new COVID-19 cases, all returnees from abroad and in state quarantine.

According to the CCSA report on Facebook, four new cases are students who arrived from Egypt on July 17th and entered state quarantine in Chon Buri province.  All asymptomatic, they tested positive for COVID-19 on July 28th.

Two others, a 25-year old Thai student and a 50-year old Thai domestic worker, who arrived from Saudi Arabia on July 25th, entered state quarantine in Chon Buri.  Both tested positive three days later, but showed no symptoms.

Cumulative infections in Thailand to date are 3,304, with 3,111 recoveries and 58 deaths. 135 others are still being treated in hospital.

Globally, 294,000 new cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours, bringing cumulative infections to about 17.1 million.

The US still has the highest number of infections at 4.56 million and 69,000 new cases in a single day.