Thailand discovered a total of 14,655 daily Covid-19 infections with 114 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, marking another new high of daily infections and death rate, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, July 23rd.
The fatalities were 61 men and 53 women from Bangkok (49), Pathum Thani (12), Samut Prakan (11), Samut Sakhon (6), Yala (3), Roi Et (3), Nakhon Sawan (3), Ayutthaya (3), Surat Thani (3), Loei (2), Chaiyaphom (2), Ang Thong (2), Nakhon Pathom (1), Songkhla (1), Narathiwas (1), Trang (1), Nakhon Sri Thammarat (1), Ranong (1), Khon Kaen (1), Nakhon Ratchasima (1), Sri Saket (1), Uttaradit (1), Phetchaburi (1), Saraburi (1), Chachoengsao (1), Trat (1), and Sa Kaeo (1). The age range was between 14 and 94 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, kidney disease, obesity, stroke, lung disease, and heart disease. Eight of the fatalities were bedridden patients while 11 others did not reportedly have any health conditions.
Of the new cases, 9,889 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 3,601 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 1,072 were from prisons, and the remaining 13 were imported cases.
Regarding the non-prison local infections, the highest numbers of patients were reported in Bangkok with 3,104, followed by Samut Sakhon with 1,067, Samut Prakan with 837, Chonburi with 669, Rayong with 516, and Pathum Thani with 511.
A total number of 304,243 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 266,314 people had received their first shot and 37,929 people had received their second shots.
As of today, 7,775 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 467,707 cases with 320,512 recoveries and a total of 3,811 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
Meanwhile, the Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul along with his delegation had visited and inspected the home isolation and community isolation projects in several areas of Bangkok last night as well as focusing on the homeless community, July 22nd.
The survey was, according to a Thai government spokesperson, also a part of the government’s Covid-19 preventive policies to accelerate every possible way to reduce the number of infected people and the number of patients waiting for treatment at home, making sure that none of the patients must be abandoned and lose their lives on the roads.
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