Friday: local infection among 14 new Covid cases

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Passengers arrive at Suvarnabhumi airport, and head for quarantine. Fourteen new cases of novel coronavirus infection were reported on Friday. (Bangkok Post file photo)

One local infection was among 14 new cases of novel coronavirus disease reported on Friday, raising the total to 4,053.

The new cases were 13 quarantined arrivals from Ukraine, Nepal, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Norway, Germany, the United States and Myanmar, and one local case in Chiang Rai.

The single local case was a 28-year-old Thai man. He was receiving treatment at a hospital in Chiang Rai.

The man came into close contact with an infected woman from Phayao province who returned from Myanmar’s Tachilek town.

The case from Ukraine was a 45-year-old Thai woman.

The case from Nepal was a Nepalese man.

The case from the Netherland was a Thai woman, 31.

The case from Czech Republic was a 71-year-old Czech man.

The case from Norway was a 36-year-old Thai masseuse.

There were two cases from Germany. One was a German woman, 68, and the other was a 41-year-old Thai housewife.

There were three cases from the US – an American man, a company employee aged 31, a 30-year-old Thai woman working as an engineer and a 32-year-old Thai male student.

There were three cases from Myanmar, all Thai women, aged 23, 24, and 25. They worked at an entertainment venue and received treatment at a hospital in Chiang Rai province.

Of the 4,053 people diagnosed with Covid-19, 3,839 (94.7%) have recovered, including seven discharged from hospitals over the previous 24 hours, and 154 remain in hospitals. The death toll remains at 60.