Thailand discovered a total of 14,956 daily Covid-19 infections with 262 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today, September 2nd.
The fatalities were 140 men and 122 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 80. Of that, 250 were Thai nationals, 9 were Myanmar nationals, two were American nationals and one was a Norwegian national. The age range was between 25 and 103 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, kidney disease, and obesity. Four of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 12,361 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 2,222 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 356 were from prisons, and the remaining 17 were imported cases.
A number of 163,680 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 4,841 patients are in critical condition including 1,030 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.95 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 3,322, followed by Samut Prakan with 1,220, Chonburi with 881, Samut Sakhon with 773, Ayutthaya with 494, and Narathiwas with 428.
A total number of 827,462 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 352,434 people had received their first shots, 471,945 people had received their second shots, and 3,083 people had received their third shots.
As of today, 17,936 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 1,234,487 cases with 1,058,704 recoveries and a total of 12,103 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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