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4 Thai Returnees Positive for Covid-19; 18 Isolated in Rayong, Bangkok Scandals

Coronavirus Covid-19 Update Thailand Herald

Thailand on Thursday reported four new imported cases of Covid-19, raising total cases in the country to 3,236.

Dr. Taweesin Wissanuyothin, spokesman for the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration, said three more coronavirus patients recovered, bringing total recoveries to 3,095 with 83 patients still being treated. The death toll remained at 58.

The new infections consisted of a man and a woman who returned from the UAE and were in state quarantine in Chonburi. They were asymptomatic.

Another case was a student returned from Egypt and had close contact with an infected person in Egypt.

The other case was a woman who returned from the U.S. and was quarantined in Bangkok. She had a fever, headache and loss of sense of smell and had close contact with a coronavirus patient in the U.S.

The CCSA also updated the cases involving the scandalous Egyptian Air Force visit and Sudanese diplomats.

Taweesin said 12 people in Rayong were determined to be at “high risk” of exposure to the coronavirus from one Egyptian: hotel staffers, drivers and a taxi driver.

As for the Bangkok family that self-isolated at their condo, Taweesin said six people were judged high-risk exposures: family members, a driver and two Foreign Ministry officials. All are now in quarantine.