RECAP: Thailand finds 19,983 daily Covid-19 infections with 138 additional deaths, 198,607 new vaccinated people reported nationwide in the past 24 hours


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Thailand discovered a total of 19,983 daily Covid-19 infections with 138 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today, August 8th.

The fatalities were 70 men and 68 women from Bangkok (60), Samut Sakhon (13), Pathum Thani (10), Nakhon Pathom (10), Pattani (5), Buriram (4), Yala (3), Trang (3), Kampangpetch (3), Nakhon Sawan (3), Prachinburi (3), Ranong (2), Udon Thani (2), Sa Kaeo (2), Narathiwas (1), Songkhla (1), Sakhon Nakhon (1), Si Saket (1), Nong Khai (1), Surin (1), Phetchabun (1), Chainat (1), Nan (1), Phetchaburi (1), Trat (1), Singburi (1), and Ang Thong (1). The age range was between 14 days and 93 years old.

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

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Of the new cases, 16,780 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 2,847 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 350 were from prisons, and the remaining 6 were imported cases.

Regarding the non-prison local infections, the highest numbers of patients were reported in Bangkok with 3,080, followed by Chonburi with 1,476, Samut Sakhon with 1,391, Samut Prakan with 1,137, Nonthaburi with 757, and Pathum Thani with 662.

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A total number of 198,607 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 155,992 people had received their first shots, 31,445 people had received their second shots, and 11,090 people had received their third shots.

As of today, 18,503 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 756,505 cases with 535,515 recoveries and a total of 6,204 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.