Thailand discovered a total of 11,754 daily Covid-19 infections with 123 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, October 1st.
The fatalities were 63 men and 49 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 29. All of them were Thai nationals. The age range was between 23 and 99 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (73), diabetes (43), hyperlipidemia (29), obesity (19), and kidney disease (20). Four of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 9,998 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 1,244 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 501 were from prisons, and the remaining 11 were imported cases.
A number of 115,233 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 3,144 patients are in critical condition including 709 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.72 percent of cases that are critical while 22.5 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 1,423, followed by Samut Prakan with 861, Chonburi with 820, Yala with 545, Narathiwas with 515, Rayong with 472, and Songkhla with 451.
A total number of 2,288,728 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours (The CCSA later explained not all of these were actually on the last day, but some going back to the last holiday weekend that had not been fully reported.). Of that, 792,116 people had received their first shots, 1,352,463 people had received their second shots, and 144,149 people had received their third shots.
As of today, 12,473 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 1,615,229 cases with 1,483,143 recoveries and a total of 16,850 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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