RECAP: Thailand announces 6,230 new cases of Covid -19 and 41 additional deaths


Thailand reported 5,932  new domestic cases with 294 confirmed cases at prisons as well as 4 imported cases, marking a total of 6,230 daily infections, with 41 additional deaths in the past 24 hours.

This makes a total of 248,288 cases of Covid-19 since the start of this recent round of infections in early April.

Additionally, 190,073 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 3,159 people were released yesterday. The chart below shows total cases and recoveries since the original outbreak last year, however.

Among the local 5,932 new domestic cases, excluding the cases in the prisons, the highest number of infections listed by provinces was discovered in Bangkok with 1,971, Samut Prakan with 479, Pathum Thani with 448, Chonburi with 294, and Samut Sakorn with 277.

The fatalities were 21 men and 20 women (All Thais) aged between 30-88.

Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, high levels of fats in the blood, kidney disease, bedridden, strokes, and lung disease

One of them was pregnant. Four of them did not reportedly have any health conditions.

A total of 10,572,292 doses of Covid-19 vaccines in Thailand have been given so far with 275,533 first doses given yesterday and 69,576 second doses.


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News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for closing in on two years. Specializes primarily in local news for Pattaya and Phuket, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket except when commuting between the two.