There were three new cases of coronavirus announced by the Thai Government today, all of which were discovered in state quarantine facilities. No additional deaths were reported.
The three new cases all came from people who recently returned to Thailand on repatriation flights and who were already staying in mandatory quarantine.
All three patients had not displayed any symptoms when undergoing the initial screening at the airport and either has mild symptoms or were asymptomatic.
The first case was that of a Thai masseuse who had no symptoms but tested positive on Monday. She had recently returned from Russia and was staying in a quarantine facility in Chonburi.
The other two cases were found in passengers who had arrived from Kuwait on May 24th and were being kept in quarantine in Samut Prakan. Both were Thai males aged 45 and had mild coughing before testing positive for the virus.
The total number of covid-19 cases in Thailand has now risen to 3,045 while the death toll remains at 57.
A total of 2,929 patients have recovered, with one additional recovery reported over the past 24 hours.
Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin, the spokesperson for the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration, said that the third stage of easing restrictions will begin on June 1st. He continued:
“The situation is improving thanks to public cooperation. Now we are heading towards the third stage of easing business and activity lockdowns. It is likely to cover higher-risk businesses and activities. They may resume with strict disease control measures.”
Source: Department of Disease Control