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Thursday: 3 new returnee Covid cases

Disease control officials screen returnees as part of the quarantine process at Suvarnabhumi airport in Samut Prakan province. The government on Thursday reported three new Covid-19 cases among returnees from India and Singapore. (Photo by Arnun Chonmahatrakool)

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The government on Thursday reported three new cases of coronavirus disease, quarantined returnees from Singapore and India, raising the total to 3,359.

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration reported that the returnee from Singapore was a construction worker aged 53. He arrived on Friday and was quarantined in Chon Buri province. He tested positive on Tuesday but was asymptomatic.

The two other new cases from India are masseuses aged 30. They arrived on Saturday and were quarantined in Bangkok. They tested positive on Tuesday.

One of them had a runny nose and loss of the sense of smell. The other had a cough and muscle pains.

Of the 3,286 people who have arrived from India, 6.4% had Covid-19. The infection rate among the 1,943 people coming from Singapore is 1.9%.

Of the total cases, 3,169 recovered (94%), while 132 patients are in hospitals. The death toll has been unchanged at 58 since June 2.

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