RECAP: Thailand announces 18,912 new cases of Covid -19 and 178 additional deaths


Thailand reported 18,092 new domestic cases of Covid-19 with 810 confirmed cases at prisons as well as 10 imported cases, marking a total of 18,912 daily infections, with 178 additional deaths in the past 24 hours.

This makes a total of 568,424 cases of Covid-19 since the start of this recent round of infections in early April in Thailand.

Additionally, 364,494 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 10,750 people were released yesterday. The chart below shows total cases and recoveries since the original outbreak last year, however.

Among 18,092 local new domestic cases, excluding the cases in the prisons, the highest number of infections listed by provinces was discovered in Bangkok with, 3,668 , Samut Sakorn with 1,178, Chonburi 1,062, Samut Prakan with 872, and Rayong with 670.

The fatalities were 92 men and 86 women (174 Thais, 2 Chinese, 1 Cambodian, and 1 Myanmar national) aged between 15-97.

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 32 weeks pregnant and 18 of them did not reportedly have any health conditions.

A total of 17,491,632 doses of Covid-19 vaccines in Thailand have been given so far with 414,946 first doses given yesterday and 65,209 second doses.


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