June 19, 2020 / 5:34 AM / 22 days ago

Thailand reports five new coronavirus cases, all imported

People walk past a statue with a face mask and face shield on at a department store after the Thai government eased isolation measures, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand, June 18, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand on Friday reported five new coronavirus cases, all of which were found in quarantine, making it 25 days without a confirmed domestic transmission of the virus.

The new cases were Thais returning from Saudi Arabia, said Taweesin Wisanuyothin, spokesman for the government’s COVID-19 task force.

Thailand has recorded 58 deaths related to COVID-19 among some 3,146 confirmed cases, of which 3,008 patients have recovered.

Reporting by Panarat Thepgumpanat; Editing by Martin Petty

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