Thailand reports 1 new coronavirus infection imported from abroad, no deaths

Kindergarten students from the Wichuthit school wearing face masks and face shields attend a class  ahead of nationwide schools reopening in Bangkok, Thailand, June 23, 2020. — Reuters pic
Kindergarten students from the Wichuthit school wearing face masks and face shields attend a class ahead of nationwide schools reopening in Bangkok, Thailand, June 23, 2020. — Reuters pic

BANGKOK, June 25 — Thailand today reported one new coronavirus case detected in a Thai national returning from abroad, taking the country to 31 days without a local transmission.

The new case was undergoing mandatory quarantine after returning from Egypt, said Panprapa Yongtrakul, a spokeswoman for the government's Covid-19 Administration Centre.

The coronavirus has killed 58 people in Thailand since it was first detected in January, among 3,158 infections, of which 3,038 patients have recovered. Thailand will reopen schools and plans to allow some foreigners into the country from next week. — Reuters

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