Two found positive in quarantine

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The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration on Wednesday reported two new cases in quarantine over a 24-hour period

A 25-year-old Thai draftswoman, who returned from the United Arab Emirates on November 13, was found positive in alternative state quarantine in Bangkok the next day.

A 42-year-old Belgian accountant, who arrived on November 16 via a connecting flight from Frankfurt, Germany, and went into alternative state quarantine at a Bangkok hotel, tested positive the same day. His health history shows he had a previous infection on October 28.

Meanwhile, five patients have recovered and been discharged.

As of Wednesday, the number of confirmed cases in Thailand has increased to 3,880 (921 in state quarantine). Of these, 91 are in hospital and 3,729 have recovered and been discharged. The death toll remains at 60.

According to Worldometer, as of 10am the number of confirmed global cases has increased to 55.93 million (rising by 546,662 in 24 hours). Of these, 38.96 million have recovered, 15.63 million are active cases (100,987 in severe condition) and 1.34 million have died (an increase of 10,502).

Thailand ranks a safe 151st for most cases in the world.

The US has the most number, with 11.69 million, followed by India (8.91 million), Brazil (5.91 million), France (2 million) and Russia (1.97 million).