Thailand reports 2 new cases of Covid-19 today, with a Thai soldier returning from South Sudan being one of those cases. Now, the total of Covid-19 positive cases in Thailand sits at 3,636 with reported deaths remaining unchanged at 59.
The 36 year old Thai soldier tested positive on his 4th test on Friday after returning from South Sudan along with 180 other soldiers on September 22. The soldier had completed UN peacekeeping duties in the African country before coming back to Thailand. 31 soldiers on the same flight had also tested positive after returning.
The other new case was a 36 year old Japanese woman, who tested positive on her 2nd test on Monday. She arrived in Thailand from Japan on September 24 and was quarantined at a private hospital. It is currently not known if the 2 new cases displayed any symptoms of the virus.
Source: The Thaiger