BANGKOK — The government announced on Monday that only new case of coronavirus infection was discovered in the past 24 hours.
The latest case was identified as a 43-year-old Thai woman who had returned from Russia on May 20 and went into state quarantine. Phase 3 of business reopening also took off on Monday, with more shops opened and traveling across provinces permitted.
The woman initially tested negative for the coronavirus on May 24, but tested positive on Sunday, Taweesin Visanuyothin, spokesman of the Center for the COVID-19 Situation Administration, said Monday.
She brings the total infected in Thailand to 3,082. Meanwhile, two people recovered, bringing the recovery total to 2,965. No new deaths were reported, and currently 60 people are hospitalized with the coronavirus.