Thailand discovered a total of 12,709 daily Covid-19 infections with 106 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, CCSA assistant spokesperson Apisamai Srirangsan announced today, September 20th.
The fatalities were 64 men and 42 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 22. Of that, 103 were Thai nationals and three were Myanmar nationals. The age range was between 28 and 96 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (61), diabetes (40), hyperlipidemia (29), obesity (26), and kidney disease (25). 11 of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 10,962 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 878 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 858 were from prisons, and the remaining 11 were imported cases.
A number of 132,573 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 3,582 patients are in critical condition including 773 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.7 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 2,831, followed by Samut Prakan with 942, Chonburi with 532, Rayong with 451, Yala with 440, and Ratchaburi with 424.
A total number of 256,362 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 109,439 people had received their first shots, 146,698 people had received their second shots, and 225 people had received their third shots.
As of today, 11,125 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 1,489,186 cases with 1,341,144 recoveries and a total of 15,469 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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