Thailand discovered a total of 3,129 daily Covid-19 infections with 30 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, CCSA assistant spokesperson Apisamai Srirangsan announced this morning, June 17th.
The fatalities were 18 men and 12 women from Bangkok (22), Phetchaburi (3), Samut Prakan (1), Samut Songkram (1), Udon Thani (1), Sa Kaeo (1), and Narathiwas (1). The age range was between 38 and 89 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, hyperlipidemia, kidney disease, cancer, strokes, and lung disease. One of them was a bedridden patient. Five of the fatalities did not reportedly have any health conditions.
Of the new cases, 1,991 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 658 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 457 were from prisons, and the remaining 23 were imported cases.
Regarding the non-prison local infections, the highest numbers of patients were reported in Bangkok with 1,032, followed by Samut Prakan with 390, Samut Sakhon with 171, Nakhon Pathom with 130, Nonthaburi with 105, and Chonburi with 75.
A total number of 222,967 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 55,430 people had received their first shot with a Sinovac vaccine and 111,098 people had their first shot with AstraZeneca, marking a total of 166,528 people who received the first doses.
52,482 people had their second shots with a Sinovac vaccine and the second dose was given to 3,957 people with AstraZeneca, marking a total of 56,439 people.
As of today,4,651 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 207,724 cases with 172,316 recoveries and a total of 1,555 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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