Thailand discovered a total of 9,658 daily Covid-19 infections with 84 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, October 28th.
The fatalities were 48 men and 36 women with the most numbers recorded in Nakhon Sri Thammarat with 11. 81 of them were Thai nationals, two were Myanmar nationals, and one was unidentified. The age range was between 27 and 99 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (42), diabetes (31), hyperlipidemia (15), obesity (7), and kidney disease (16). Four of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 8,879 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 550 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 218 were from prisons, and the remaining 11 were imported cases.
A number of 99,144 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 2,281 patients are in critical condition including 526 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.3 percent of cases that are critical while 23.0 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 845, followed by Songkhla with 677, Nakhon Sri Thammarat with 612, Yala with 496, Chonburi with 375, and Pattani with 369.
A total number of 762,954 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 357,608 people had received their first shots, 353,836 people had received their second shots, and 51,510 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 57.0% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 40.9% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 3.1% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 8,526 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 1,884,973 cases with 1,766,823 recoveries and a total of 19,006 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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