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84 of over 12,000 returnees have tested positive for Covid-19


On Monday, 689 Thais returning from abroad entered state quarantine while 680 others were allowed to go home, Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin, spokesman of the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, said today (May 5).

Of the 12,395 Thais who were quarantined under state or local administration after returning from abroad, 3,302 had been allowed to go back home and 84 were found to be infected with Covid-19, he said.
Today, 16 Thais have returned from France and 220 from India. 
Tomorrow, 65 will come back home from Myanmar, 110 from Germany and 122 from Pakistan.
Since April 4, 4,401 people have returned via plane from 26 countries and entered state quarantine.
From May 6-31, around 7,000 Thais are expected to touch down on home soil after returning from Pakistan, Myanmar, Germany, South Africa, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Japan, the Netherlands, Vietnam, Taiwan, and the United States.

Published : May 05, 2020

By : The Nation