Thursday: 5 new Covid-19 cases

People don masks to visit a book fair in Nonthaburi province on Wednesday, when the country logged five new Covid-19 cases, all quarantined arrivals from abroad. (Photo: Varuth Hirunyatheb)

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The latest coronavirus cases include a Brazilian volleyball player and his wife, and a trader from India.

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said among the new cases was a 28-year-old couple who arrived from Brazil on Monday. The man is a volleyball player.

They were asymptomatic.

Another is a 26-year-old Philippine man. He arrived on Sept 23 and also showed no symptoms.

The fourth was a Thai man, 48, who returned from Iran on Sept 24 and was quarantined in Chon Buri province.

The other new case is an Indian trader aged 41 who arrived last Friday. He had a sore throat on Saturday and a fever on Sunday.

Of the total 3,569 cases, 3,379 (94.68%) have recovered, including five people discharged over the past 24 hours, and 131 are in hospital, the CCSA said. The death toll was unchanged at 59.


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