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Four new Covid-19 cases in state quarantine

May 31. 2020
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By The Nation

There were four new Covid-19 cases but no deaths over a 24-hour period, Dr Panprapa Yongtrakul, spokeswoman of the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration(CCSA), said on Sunday (May 31).

The total number of Covid-19 patients rose to 3,081 since the outbreak -- 2444 domestic cases and 637 returnees from abroad.

The four new confirmed cases were all in state quarantine. A 37-year-old female masseuse had returned from Ajman in the United Arab Emirates on May 24 and was found to be infected on May 29 after she experienced difficulty in breathing, had a stomachache, headache, and fever; two of the new cases were asymptomatic male students aged 18 and 19 who had returned from Turkey and were in state quarantine in Chonburi province; the fourth case is a 22-year-old asymptomatic male student who had returned from Saudi Arabia on May 21 and was found to be carrying Covid-19 on May 29 in state quarantine in Narathiwat province.

Meanwhile, two people have fully recovered and returned home.

As of May 31, the total number of confirmed cases in the country stood at 3,081 -- 61 are under treatment, 2,963 have recovered and been discharged, and there have been 57 deaths.

Globally, the total number has passed 6 million confirmed cases with around 370,000 deaths.

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