3 FILIPINOS, 2 FRENCH MINORS INFECTED
The Thai government on Tuesday reported five new cases of the novel coronavirus were detected in foreigners quarantined after arriving from the Philippines, raising the country's total to 3,417, according to the Bangkok Post.
The Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration stated the new cases comprised three Philippine women who were language teachers and two French minors.
The Philippine women aged 26, 28 and 37 arrived on Aug 25 and were staying at alternative state quarantine facilities. They tested positive for COVID-19 on Aug 28.
The two other cases are a three-year-old French boy and a 15-year-old French schoolgirl. They arrived on Aug 29, were brought to alternative state quarantine and tested positive on the same day.