Thailand discovered a total of 11,252 daily Covid-19 infections with 141 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, September 22nd.
The fatalities were 76 men and 65 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 51. Of that, 140 were Thai nationals and one was a Myanmar national. The age range was between 21 and 99 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (95), diabetes (62), hyperlipidemia (38), obesity (17), and kidney disease (26). One of the fatalities was a bedridden patient.
Of the new cases, 9,816 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 1,391 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 28 were from prisons, and the remaining 17 were imported cases.
A number of 129,071 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 3,464 patients are in critical condition including 753 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.68 percent of cases that are critical while 21.7 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 2,455, followed by Samut Prakan with 910, Chonburi with 715, Ratchaburi with 455, Songkhla with 453, and Rayong with 423.
A total number of 811,915 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 300,033 people had received their first shots, 511,087 people had received their second shots, and 795 people had received their third shots.
As of today, 13,695 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 1,511,357 cases with 1,366,533 recoveries and a total of 15,753 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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