Thailand records six new COVID-19 cases in state quarantine
According to the CCSA, a 45-year old Thai, who worked as a welder in Uzbekistan, arrived in Thailand on August 13th and entered state quarantine in Bangkok. Asymptomatic, he tested positive in a second test on August 24th.
Additionally, a 36-year old Thai woman, who had been working in the Philippines, returned to Thailand on August 15th and entered state quarantine in Chon Buri province. A second test, conducted on August 27th, found her infected with the virus, although she also did not exhibit any symptoms.
A 62-year old American male, with a work permit for Thailand, and a 44-year old Thai house maid arrived on August 22nd from Germany, with the man entering quarantine in Bangkok and the woman entering quarantine in Samut Prakan province. Both tested positive for COVID-19 on August 26th.
Finally, a couple from Ethiopia, who arrived in Thailand on August 26th for medical treatment and entered hospital quarantine in Bangkok, tested positive upon arrival, but without any symptoms.
Cumulative infections in Thailand, to date, are 3,410, with 3,237 recoveries and 58 deaths. 115 others are still being treated in hospital.