Thailand reports six new COVID-19 cases, all imported

BANGKOK (BERNAMA) – Thailand reported six new Covid-19 cases, raising the total cases to 3,141 and no new deaths, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

The recovery cases totalled 2,997 and 86 coronavirus patients are being treated at hospitals. The death toll remains at 58.

Spokeswoman for the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration Panprapa Yongtrakul said all of the new cases were Thai returnees from overseas and were in state quarantine.

Five of the new infections were Thai students aged between 23 and 26 years old. They arrived from Saudi Arabia on June 12 and all were asymptomatic.

The other case was a 26-year-old woman, who returned from India on June and fell ill and had high fever on the following day. She tested positive to COVID-19 and is being treated at hospital in Chon Buri.

Customers wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, ride an escalator at a newly re-opened shopping mall in Bangkok. PHOTO: AP