Thailand discovered a total of 14,802 daily Covid-19 infections with 252 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today, September 1st.
The fatalities were 130 men and 122 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 80. Of that, 243 were Thai nationals, 6 were Myanmar nationals, and one of each was Chinese, Cambodian, and Indian nationals. The age range was between 21 and 99 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, kidney disease, and obesity. Three of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 12,892 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 1,688 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 217 were from prisons, and the remaining 5 were imported cases.
A number of 166,922 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 4,917 patients are in critical condition including 1,040 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.94 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 3,732, followed by Samut Prakan with 1,234, Chonburi with 879, Samut Sakhon with 864, Rayong with 547, and Ayutthaya with 492.
A total number of 828,182 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 393,633 people had received their first shots, 431,777 people had received their second shots, and 2,772 people had received their third shots.
As of today, 18,996 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 1,219,531 cases with 1,040,768 recoveries and a total of 11,841 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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