Thailand discovered a total of 14,666 daily Covid-19 infections with 190 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today, August 31st.
The fatalities were 112 men and 78 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 32. Of that, 181 were Thai nationals, 8 were Myanmar nationals, and 1 was a Cambodian national. The age range was between 30 and 96 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, kidney disease, and obesity. Nine of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 12,343 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 2,012 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 304 were from prisons, and the remaining 7 were imported cases.
A number of 171,368 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 5,003 patients are in critical condition including 1,042 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.91 percent of cases that are critical while 20 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 3,963, followed by Samut Prakan with 1,402, Samut Sakhon with 983, Chonburi with 745, Ratchaburi with 490, and Nonthaburi with 488.
A total number of 817,342 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 383,094 people had received their first shots, 430,625 people had received their second shots, and 3,623 people had received their third shots.
As of today, 19,245 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 1,204,729 cases with 1,021,772 recoveries and a total of 11,589 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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