Thailand discovered a total of 9,445 daily Covid-19 infections with 84 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, October 12th.
The fatalities were 49 men and 35 women with the most numbers recorded in Pattani and Samut Prakan with 12 each. All of them were Thai nationals. The age range was between 2 and 92 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (36), diabetes (28), hyperlipidemia (13), obesity (11), and kidney disease (16). Three of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 8,987 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 244 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 201 were from prisons, and the remaining 13 were imported cases.
A number of 108,174 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 2,954 patients are in critical condition including 660 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.73 percent of cases that are critical while 22.3 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 1,170, followed by Pattani with 566, Chonburi with 511, Yala with 493, Narathiwas with 473, and Songkhla with 467.
A total number of 805,146 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 368,278 people had received their first shots, 395,505 people had received their second shots, and 41,363 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 49.2% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 33.0% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 2.5% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 11,452 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 1,730,364 cases with 1,604,355 recoveries and a total of 17,835 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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