Thailand discovered a total of 14,555 daily Covid-19 infections with 171 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today, September 17th.
The fatalities were 82 men and 89 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 41. Of that, 160 were Thai nationals and one of each was a Chinese and Cambodian national. The age range was between 24 and 95 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (101), diabetes (59), hyperlipidemia (43), obesity (16), and kidney disease (26). Four of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 12,600 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 1,156 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 790 were from prisons, and the remaining 9 were imported cases.
A number of 129,421 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 3,851 patients are in critical condition including 787 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.97 percent of cases that are critical while 20.4 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 2,911, followed by Samut Prakan with 1,110, Chonburi with 935, Rayong with 636, Ratchaburi with 501, and Yala with 444.
A total number of 864,589 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 350,813 people had received their first shots, 512,811 people had received their second shots, and 965 people had received their third shots.
As of today, 13,691 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 1,448,792 cases with 1,304,247 recoveries and a total of 15,124 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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