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17 returnees test positive for Covid-19 in state quarantine

Aug 14. 2020
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By The Nation

There were 17 new cases in state quarantine over a 24-hour period, the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported on Friday (August 14)

.It was the 81st day without any domestic cases since May.

Of the new cases, one had returned from the United States, 15 from India and one from Australia

Meanwhile, four patients have recovered and discharged.

As of August 14, the total number of confirmed cases in the country stood at 3,376 (439 in state quarantine) -- 145 are under treatment, 3,173 have recovered and been discharged, and there have been 58 deaths.

Globally, the total number of confirmed cases reached 21 million, up by 274,000 on Thursday, of whom 13.9 million have recovered while deaths stood at 753,000. Thailand ranks at 114th among countries for number of cases. The US has the highest number (5.41 million), followed by Brazil (3.22 million) and India ( 2.4 million).

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