Thailand discovered a total of 18,417 daily Covid-19 infections with 297 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, August 25th.
The fatalities were 151 men and 146 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 99. Of that, 291 were Thai nationals, five were Myanmar nationals, one was a Chinese national. The age range was between 17 and 104 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, kidney disease, and obesity. Six of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 15,953 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 2,308 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 146 were from prisons, and the remaining 10 were imported cases.
A number of 189,268 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 5,189 patients are in critical condition including 1,096 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.74 percent of cases that are critical while 21 percent of that is critical enough for a ventilator.
Regarding the non-prison local infections, the highest numbers of patients were reported in Bangkok with 4,139, followed by Samut Prakan with 2,237, Samut Sakhon with 1,132, Chonburi with 974, Chachoengsao with 575, and Nakhon Pathom with 506.
A total number of 585,214 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 400,825 people had received their first shots, 175,026 people had received their second shots, and 9,363 people had received their third shots.
As of today, 21,186 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 1,102,368 cases with 903,015 recoveries and a total of 10,085 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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