BANGKOK, Sept 14 (TNA) – More than 140 people, identified as contacts of the Covid-19 infected Uzbek football players tested negative for coronavirus as well as six persons on the same flight with him, said the Disease Control Department (DCD).
The 29-year-old footballer, who plays for Buriram United tested positive for the virus on Sept 10 during the screening test before Thai League games.
He completed 14-day quarantine after his arrival from Uzbekistan. He tested negative for the virus during the quarantine.
Health officials made disease investigation, collecting samples from 441 persons, who had contact with him for the testing.
Of that number, 100 persons were identified as high risk contacts and 341 others as low risk contacts.
So far, the test results showed 147 persons tested negative for the virus. The test results have not come out yet for the rest of 286 persons.
Thailand on Monday reported two new Covid-19 cases in state quarantine, raising the total cases to 3,475.
Of this number, 3,312 coronavirus patients have recovered. The death toll remains at 58 and 105 patients are being treated at hospitals.
The newly-confirmed cases are Thai returnees from the U.S. and Qatar.(TNA)