Thailand discovered 1,864 domestic infections among a total of 1,871 new, confirmed Covid-19 cases with 10 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, CCSA spokesperson Taweesilp Visanuyothin announced this morning, April 29th, which is a downward trend from the past several days.
The fatalities were 8 men and 2 women from Bangkok (6), Nakhon Sawan (1), Samut Prakan (1), Yasothon (1), and Ayutthaya (1). All of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, past strokes, obesity, heart disease, hyperlipidemia, chronic lung disease, and chronic liver disease. One of them was a bedridden patient and two of them refused to expose their health conditions.
Regarding domestic infections, the first group of 689 local infections was discovered in Bangkok. 17 of them were reportedly connected to entertainment venues, 36 were from community markets and villages, 206 were from being in close contact with confirmed infected patients, and the other 430 infections were connected to other risky places.
The second group includes 329 cases that were reported in Bangkok’s vicinity. Two of them were reportedly connected to entertainment venues, 12 were from community markets and villages, 225 were from being close contact with confirmed infected patients, and the other 90 cases were connected to other risky places.
The last group includes 846 domestic infections that were found in other provinces. 14 of them were connected to entertainment venues, 45 were from community markets and villages, 596 were from being in close contact with confirmed infected patients, and 191 of them were connected to other risky places. The majority of the group were discovered in Samut Prakan with 151, followed by Chonburi with 112, Chiang Mai with 89, and Pathum Thani with 81.
A total of 12 provinces nationwide are asking local residents not to leave their residential areas in the nighttime, namely Nonthaburi (9:00 PM. – 4:00 AM.), Pathum Thani (9:00 PM. – 4:00 AM.), Surat Thani (10:00 PM. – 4:00 AM.), Samut Prakan (9:00 PM. – 4:00 AM.), Samut Sakhon (11:00 PM. – 4:00 AM.), Songkhla (10:00 PM – 4:00 AM), Bueng Kan (11:00 PM – 4:00 AM.), Nakhon Nayok (11:00 PM – 4:00 AM.), Song Khla (10:00 PM – 4:00 AM.), Yala (10:00 PM – 4:00 AM.), Trang (10:00 PM – 3:00 AM.), and Chai Nat (11:00 PM – 4:00 AM.).
As of today, 992 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 63,570 cases with 35,394 recoveries and a total of 188 deaths since the start of the pandemic. About 20,761 people received their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccination and another 44,172 people received their second shot yesterday, marking a total number of 1,344,646 vaccinated people in Thailand who have received at least one dose of a vaccine.
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