BANGKOK, Nov 9 (TNA) – Thailand logged three new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 over the past 24 hours and all are quarantined arrivals from Ethiopia and Oman, according to the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration.
Two new cases are an Ethiopian woman, 28, who arrived to seek treatment of gynecological disease and an Ethiopian man, 38, who accompanied her. They arrived on Oct 23 and stayed at an alternative hospital quarantine facility in Bangkok. They tested positive for COVID-19 on Nov 6 while being asymptomatic and were receiving treatment at a private hospital.
The other new case is an Omani man, 36, who is a government official and also accompanied another patient. The man arrived on Nov 6, stayed at an alternative hospital quarantine facility and tested positive for COVID-19 on Nov 6 while having a runny nose. He received treatment at a private hospital.
The total of local COVID-19 cases rose to 3,840, 3,661 of whom recovered including seven discharged over the past 24 hours and 119 were at hospitals. The local death toll was at 60.
Global COVID-19 cases stood at 50.73 million and the worldwide death toll rose to 1.26 million. The United States had the most cases at 10.29 million, followed by India with 8.55 million cases, Brazil with 5.66 million cases, France with 1.79 million cases, and Russia with 1.77 million cases. (TNA)