Thailand discovered a total of 11,140 daily Covid-19 infections with 116 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today, October 8th.
The fatalities were 56 men and 60 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 28. All of them were Thai nationals. The age range was between 23 and 102 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (61), diabetes (39), hyperlipidemia (25), obesity (27), and kidney disease (25). Three of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 10,080 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 972 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 72 were from prisons, and the remaining 16 were imported cases.
A number of 110,113 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 3,003 patients are in critical condition including 682 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.99 percent of cases that are critical while 22.7 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 1,255, followed by Yala with 776, Chonburi with 687, Narathiwas with 592, Samut Prakan with 576, and Pattani with 503.
A total number of 911,677 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 413,804 people had received their first shots, 454,491 people had received their second shots, and 43,382 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 47.5% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 31.2% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 2.3% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 9,933 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 1,689,437 cases with 1,561,790 recoveries and a total of 17,534 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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