Thailand reports 4 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Thailand reports 4 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

FILE PHOTO: The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Bangkok
FILE PHOTO: The skyline of Bangkok is seen during sunset amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, after Thai government eased isolation measures, in Bangkok, Thailand, May 15, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

BANGKOK: Thailand reported four new coronavirus cases on Sunday (May 31) and no new deaths, taking the total number of infections to 3,081 with 57 deaths since January.

The new patients had arrived in Thailand from the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia and have been in state quarantine, said Panprapa Yongtrakul, a spokeswoman for the government's Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration.

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Local infections have slowed and over the last two weeks, around 80 per cent of new cases were Thais who had returned from abroad, Panprapa added.

Thailand will on Monday begin reopening more businesses classified as medium to high risks, including cinemas and gyms.

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Source: Reuters