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14 found positive in quarantine

Sep 29. 2020
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By The Nation

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration on Tuesday reported 14 cases in state quarantine over a 24-hour period.

The latest cases are:

> Seven soldiers who returned home from a UN mission in South Sudan on September 22. They were found positive on September 26 in Chon Buri state quarantine.

> A 50-year-old woman and two 28-year-old women, who came home from Hong Kong on September 23. They tested positive on September 26 in Bangkok state quarantine.

> A 44-year-old woman who returned from Turkey on September 22. She was found positive on September 26 in Bangkok state quarantine.

> Three Indians – a mother (31) and daughter (9 months) and a 34-year-old businessman – who arrived on September 23 and went into Bangkok alternative state quarantine at a hotel. They were found positive on September 26.

Meanwhile, one patient has recovered and been discharged.

The number of confirmed cases in Thailand has now increased to 3,559 (621 in state quarantine). Of these, 117 are in hospital and 3,369 have recovered and been discharged. The death toll remains unchanged at 59.

Thailand ranks a safe 137th for most cases in the world.

The US has the most number, with 7.36 million, followed by India (6.1 million), Brazil (4.74 million), Russia (1.15 million) and Colombia (818,203).

According to Worldometer, as of 10am the number of confirmed cases has increased to 33.5 million (rising by 230,547 in 24 hours). Of these, 24.87 million have recovered, 7.66 million are active cases (65,318 of whom are in severe condition) and one million have died.

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