Thailand discovered 2,038 domestic infections among a total of 2,048 new, confirmed Covid-19 cases with eight additional deaths in the past 24 hours, CCSA assistant spokesperson Apisamai Srirangsan announced this morning, April 26th.
The fatalities were (1) a 61-year-old man from Pathum Thani with underlying health conditions of diabetes, hypertension, and coronary heart disease (CHD); (2) a 45-year-old man from Bangkok who refused to report his underlying diseases; (3) a 24-year-old man from Udon Thani with a health condition of lymphoma; (4) a 92-year-old man from Chaiyaphom who had coronary heart disease (CHD); (5) a 63-year-old man from Yala with an underlying condition of chronic liver disease; (6) a 52-year-old woman from Bangkok who had hypertension, thyrotoxicosis, and obesity; (7) a 57-year-old woman from Bangkok who had herniated disc; (8) and a 60-year-old man from Bangkok with a health condition of hypertension.
Regarding domestic infections, the first group of 901 local infections was discovered in Bangkok. 17 of them were reportedly connected to entertainment venues, 12 were from community markets and villages, 276 were from being in close contact with confirmed infected patients, and the other 596 infections were connected to other risky places.
The second group includes 311 cases that were reported in Bangkok’s vicinity. 30 of them were reportedly connected to entertainment venues, 14 were from community markets and villages, 227 were from being close contact with confirmed infected patients, and the other 40 cases were connected to other risky places.
The last group includes 826 domestic infections that were found in other provinces. 22 of them were connected to entertainment venues, 38 were from community markets and villages, 507 were from being close contact with confirmed infected patients, and 259 of them were connected to other risky places. The majority of the group was discovered in Samut Prakan 110, followed by Chonburi with 104, Nonthaburi with 97, and Chiang Mai with 84.
As of today, 480 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 57,508 cases with 31,593 recoveries and a total of 148 deaths since the start of the pandemic. About 23,080 people received their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccination and another 2,433 people received their second shot yesterday, marking a total number of 1,149,666 vaccinated people in Thailand who have received at least one dose of a vaccine.
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