Thailand discovered a total of 15,452 daily Covid-19 infections with 224 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today, September 5th.
The fatalities were 125 men and 99 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 35. Of that, 220 were Thai nationals, two were Myanmar nationals, one of each was a Pakistan and Cambodian national. 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. Three of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 13,268 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 1,688 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 468 were from prisons, and the remaining 28 were imported cases.
A number of 152,105 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 4,682 patients are in critical condition including 1,008 on ventilators. This is roughly 3.07 percent of cases that are critical while 21.5 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 3,906, followed by Samut Prakan with 988, Chonburi with 938, Samut Sakhon with 843, Ratchaburi with 751, and Nonthaburi with 426.
A total number of 369,512 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 186,888 people had received their first shots, 180,529 people had received their second shots, and 2,095 people had received their third shots.
As of today, 18,257 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 1,280,534 cases with 1,115,574 recoveries and a total of 12,855 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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