June 23, 2020 / 4:46 AM / 12 days ago

Thailand reports five new coronavirus cases, all imported

FILE PHOTO: Workers wearing protective masks are seen inside a bus, after the government eased some protective measures following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand on Tuesday reported five new coronavirus cases, all imported, marking 29 days without local transmission, a senior official said.The five new cases were Thai nationals returning from Egypt and Qatar, who were in quarantine, said Panprapa Yongtrakul, a spokeswoman for the government’s COVID-19 Administration Centre.Thailand has recorded 58 deaths related to COVID-19, with 3,156 infections. Up to now, 3,023 patients have recovered.

Reporting by Panarat Thepgumpanat; Editing by Ed Davies

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