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Only one new virus case recorded, three more recover

Jun 05. 2020
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Thailand recorded only one case of Covid-19 over the previous 24 hours, the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported on Friday (June 5).

The total number of cases since the outbreak began increased to 3,102, of whom 165 were found in state quarantine, according to CCSA spokesman Taweesin Visanuyothin.

Meanwhile, three patients have recovered, taking the total of those who have recovered and returned home to 2,971. The death toll remains at 58.

The latest patient was a returnee from Kuwait, who tested positive for the virus while in state quarantine. A total of 32 returnees from Kuwait have tested positive, the spokesman added.

Globally, there were 129,860 new cases, taking the tally to 6.698,370 million. The three countries with most new cases were the US, Brazil and India.

The spokesman said that visitors to the UK will be urged to quarantine for 14 days in state quarantine facilities, effective next Monday (June 8). Meanwhile, Italy will lift all border restrictions and cancel its mandatory 14-day quarantine measure.

China reported the average age of Covid-19 patients without symptoms was 37, while the average age of those showing symptoms was 56.

Taweesin explained that while other Thai airports have reopened, Phuket airport remains closed after Covid-19 cases were found in the province in the past 14 days.

He also said a total of 156,982 businesses had registered for the ThaiChana online disease-control platform, while 21.524,238 million people have used the platform.

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