Thailand discovered a total of 8,452 daily Covid-19 infections with 57 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, October 27th.
The fatalities were 28 men and 29 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 9. 55 of them were Thai nationals and one of each was a Chinese and Myanmar national. The age range was between 30 and 98 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (28), diabetes (16), hyperlipidemia (9), obesity (9), and kidney disease (9). Three of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 7,654 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 631 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 160 were from prisons, and the remaining 7 were imported cases.
A number of 98,096 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 2,355 patients are in critical condition including 534 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.4 percent of cases that are critical while 22.6 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 859, followed by Songkhla with 551, Pattani with 532, Yala with 475, Chanthaburi with 358, Nakhon Sri Thammarat with 345, and Narathiwas with 331. Meanwhile, Chonburi reported 297 infections today.
A total number of 812,009 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 371,263 people had received their first shots, 401,747 people had received their second shots, and 38,999 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 56.5% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 40.4% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 3.1% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 8,449 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 1,875,315 cases with 1,758,297 recoveries and a total of 18,922 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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