RECAP: Thailand finds 5,485 news Covid-19 infections with 19 additional deaths in past 24 hours


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Thailand reported a total of 5,485 daily Covid-19 infections with 19 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, CCSA assistant spokesperson Apisamai Srirangsan announced this morning, May 31st.

The fatalities were 12 men and 7 women from Bangkok (12), Kanchanaburi (1), Chacheongsao (1), Chonburi (1), Nakhon Ratchasima (1), Samut Prakan (1), Samut Sakhon (1), and Nonthaburi (1). The age range was between 46 and 88 years old.

Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension, hyperlipidemia, heart disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and liver disease. Two of them did not reportedly have any health conditions.

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Regarding the non-prison local infections, the highest numbers of patients were reported in Bangkok with 1,356, followed by Phetchaburi with 555 (at an electronics industrial estate), Samut Prakan with 358, Saraburi with 327 (at a recently-found cluster at chicken processing plant factory), Pathum Thani with 221, and Nonthaburi with 90 (at a new construction worker camp). Chonburi reported 62 domestic infections.

Bangkok now had 45 active clusters with two recent ones at a construction workers camp in Bangna district and a community area in Sathon district.

As of today, 3,101 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 159,792 cases with 108,345 recoveries and a total of 1,031 deaths since the start of the pandemic. About 45,122 people received their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccination and another 16,430 people received their second shot yesterday, marking a total number of 3,609,882 vaccinated people in Thailand who have received at least one dose of a vaccine.


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