Thailand discovered a total of 14,653 daily Covid-19 infections with 271 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today, September 3rd.
The fatalities were 134 men and 137 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 79. Of that, 264 were Thai nationals, four were Myanmar nationals, one of each was an Indian and Cambodian national. One was unidentified. The age range was between 23 and 96 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, kidney disease, and obesity. Seven of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 13,160 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 1,235 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 256 were from prisons, and the remaining 2 were imported cases.
A number of 159,800 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 4,740 patients are in critical condition including 1,011 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.96 percent of cases that are critical while 21.3 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 3,428, followed by Samut Prakan with 1,237, Samut Sakhon with 859, Chonburi with 822, Rayong with 541, and Narathiwas with 465.
A total number of 865,074 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 394,608 people had received their first shots, 468,104 people had received their second shots, and 2,362 people had received their third shots.
As of today, 18,262 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 1,249,140 cases with 1,076,966 recoveries and a total of 12,374 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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