Thailand discovered 2,062 domestic infections among a total of new 2,070 confirmed Covid-19 cases with four additional deaths in the past 24 hours, marking the highest number of daily cases since the pandemic started, CCSA spokesperson Taweesilp Visanuyothin announced this morning, April 23rd.
The fatalities were a 72-year-old man from Bangkok, his underlying conditions were not revealed but he reportedly traveled to Phuket from the 9th to the 12th of April; a 74-year-old man from Songkhla with underlying conditions of hypertension and cardiac arrhythmia; a 29-year-old woman from Samut Prakan with an underlying disease of obesity; and an 83-year-old woman from Samut Prakan who had diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and chronic liver disease.
Regarding domestic infections, the first group of 740 local infections was discovered in Bangkok. 40 of them were reportedly connected to entertainment venues, 47 were from community markets and villages, and the other 653 infections were connected to other risky places.
The second group includes 221 cases that were reported in Bangkok’s vicinity. Nine of them were reportedly connected to entertainment venues, 15 were from community markets and villages, and the other 221 cases were connected to other risky places.
The last group includes 1,101 domestic infections that were found in other provinces. 48 of them were connected to entertainment venues, 73 were from community markets and villages, and 980 of them were connected to other risky places. The majority of the group was discovered in Chiang Mai with 237 infections, followed by Chonburi with 125, Samut Prakan with 79, and Nakhon Ratchasima with 69.
As of today, 341 people fully recovered in the past 24 hours and have been released from field hospitals and quarantine centers. Thailand has now reached a total of 50,183 cases with 30,189 recoveries and a total of 110 deaths since the start of the pandemic. About 87,465 people received their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccination and another 12,520 people received their second shot yesterday, marking a total number of 964,825 vaccinated people in Thailand who have received at least one dose of a vaccine.
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