RECAP: Thailand finds 21,379 daily Covid-19 infections with 191 additional deaths, breaking another new high of both infection and death rates

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Thailand discovered a total of 21,379 daily Covid-19 infections with 191 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, marking a new high of infection and death rates, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today, August 6th.

The fatalities were 115 men and 76 women from Bangkok (100), Samut Sakhon (9), Nakhon Pathom (8), Roi Et (7), Samut Prakan (6), Narathiwas (6), Pattani (6), Chonburi (6), Tak (5), Nakhon Sawan (4), Kanchanaburi (4), Phattalung (3), Nakhon Ratchasima (3), Nakhon Nayok (3), Chachoengsao (3), Yala (2), Prachinburi (2), Ubon Ratchathani (2), Nongkhai (2), Ranong (1), Surat Thani (1), Chaiyaohom (1), Nakhon Panom (1), Yasothon (1), Sukothai (1), Trat (1), Phetchaburi (1), Rayong (1), and Sa Kaeo (1). The age range was between 21 and 104 years old.

Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, kidney disease, obesity, heart disease, lung disease, and stroke. One of the fatalities was a bedridden patient.

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Of the new cases, 16,812 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 4,073 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 484 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 4,700, followed by Samut Sakon with 1,355, Samut Prakan with 1,336, Chonburi with 1,325, Nonthaburi with 716, and Pathum Thani with 552.

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A total number of 670,834 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 397,275 people had received their first shots, 98,369 people had received their second shots, and 175,190 had received their third shots.

As of today, 22,172 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 714,684 cases with 495,904 recoveries and a total of 5,854 deaths since the start of the pandemic.


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National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.