Thailand reported a total of 6,087 daily Covid-19 infections with 61 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, ranking the highest records of local infections and deaths since the outbreaks in the country, CCSA assistant spokesperson Apisamai Srirangsan announced this morning, July 2nd.
The fatalities were 29 men and 32 women from Bangkok (28), Nonthaburi (9), Samut Prakan (8), Pattani (5), Narathiwas (3), Pathum Thani (3), Chiang Rai (1), Songkhla (1), Nakhon Pathom (1), Nakhon Nayok (1), and Ayutthaya (1). The age range was between 30 and 90 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, kidney disease, heart disease, lung disease, obesity, cancer, and strokes. Two of the fatalities did not reportedly have any health conditions.
Of the new cases, 3,905 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 1,964 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 207 were from prisons, and the remaining 11 were imported cases.
Regarding the non-prison local infections, the highest numbers of patients were reported in Bangkok with 2,267, followed by Samut Prakan with 522, Nonthaburi with 327, Samut Sakhon with 289, Pathum Thani with 284, and Chonburi with 222.
A total number of 299,485 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 253,731 people had received their first shot and 45,754 people had received their second shots.
As of today, 3,638 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 270,291 cases with 214,340 recoveries and a total of 2,141 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
Additional one million doses of Sinovac’s Covid-19 vaccine has arrived in Bangkok yesterday, July 1st, for emergency use in the Kingdom, according to the Chinese Embassy Bangkok’s reports, marking a total number of 11.5 million shots of Chinese’s Sinovac vaccines being distributed so far in Thailand.
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