Thailand discovered a total of 16,533 daily Covid-19 infections with 133 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, marking another new record high, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, July 28th.
The fatalities were 65 men and 68 women from Bangkok (45), Samut Prakan (12), Nonthaburi (10), Nakhon Pratom (9), Samut Sakhon (7), Chonburi (6), Chaiyaphom (5), Si Saket (5), Prachinburi (5), Pattani (3), Songkhla (3), Chainat (3), Surat Thani (2), Surin (2), Suphanburi (2), Ratchaburi (2), Nakhon Si Thammarat (1), Pattalung (1), Ranong (1), Nakhon Ratchasima (1), Buriram (1), Nongkhai (1), Kampangpetch (1), Lampang (1), Sukhothai (1), Chachoengsao (1), and Saraburi (1). The age range was between 21 and 106 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, kidney disease, obesity, stroke, lung disease, and heart disease. One of the fatalities was a bedridden patient, one was 30-weeks pregnant. 15 of them reportedly refused to reveal their health conditions. The BMA also recently said that roughly over 80% of patients overall, however, were asymptomatic or “green” in the Bangkok area.
Of the new cases, 13,447 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 2,874 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 202 were from prisons, and the remaining 10 were imported cases.
Regarding the non-prison local infections, the highest numbers of patients were reported in Bangkok with 3,997, followed by Samut Sakhon with 1,147, Samut Prakan with 1,088, Chonburi with 864, Kanchanburi with 585, and Nonthaburi with 520.
A total number of 327,389 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 284,387 people had received their first shot and 43,002 people had received their second shots.
As of today, 10,051 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 543,361 cases with 360,694 recoveries and a total of 4,397 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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