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15 Covid cases found in quarantine

Dec 16. 2020
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By The Nation

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration on Wednesday reported 15 new cases in quarantine over a 24-hour period.

The latest cases are both Thai and foreigners from abroad undergoing quarantine in Bangkok, Samut Prakan and Chon Buri:

> A stewardess, aged 29, and a male British adviser, 43, who arrived from the United Arab Emirates.

> A woman, 27, from Hong Kong.

> A 32-year-old male chef assistant at supermarket in Hungary.

> A male student, 28, and a man, 20, from the United Kingdom.

> A masseuse, 40, from Bahrain.

> A 42-year-old male tunnel construction worker, and an Indian businessman, 31.

> A female chef, 52, from the United States.

> A Brazilian man, 32, and a French female teacher, 48, who arrived from their respective countries.

> Three women, aged 24, 33 and 34, working at an entertainment venue in Myanmar.

Meanwhile, 28 patients have recovered and been discharged.

As of Wednesday, the number of confirmed cases in Thailand has increased to 4,261 (1,267 in state quarantine). Of these, 224 are in hospital and 3,977 have recovered and been discharged. The death toll remains at 60.

According to Worldometer, as of 10am the number of confirmed global cases has risen to 73.8 million (increasing by 587,137). Of these, 51.81 million have recovered, 20.34 million are active cases (117,877 in severe condition) and 1.64 million have died (an increase of 12,635).

Thailand ranks a safe 152nd for most cases in the world. The US has the most number, with 17.14 million, followed by India 9.93 million, Brazil 6.97 million, Russia 2.7 million and France 2.39 million.

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