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COVID-19: Five-month-old baby girl among two new cases in Thailand

24/11/2020 08:08 PM

By Linda Khoo Hui Li

BANGKOK, Nov 24 -- A five-month-old baby girl is one of the two new COVID-19 patients in Thailand, bringing the infection tally to 3,922 cases and 60 fatalities to date.

The Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said the toddler from India arrived on Nov 11 on the same flight as two previously confirmed cases.

“The baby girl, who was undergoing compulsory quarantine at an alternative state quarantine facility in Bangkok, was tested positive for COVID-19 five days upon her arrival. She showed COVID-19 symptoms including fever and vomiting,” it said in a statement here today.

The baby is receiving treatment at Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health in Bangkok.

Meanwhile, a 31-year-old Pakistani businessman arrived in Thailand on Nov 16 and undergoing compulsory quarantine at an alternative state quarantine facility in Samut Prakan was also tested positive for COVID-19.

-- BERNAMA

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