Thailand discovered a total of 8,859 daily Covid-19 infections with 47 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, October 31st.
The fatalities were 26 men and 21 women with the most numbers recorded in Samut Prakan with 6. All of them were Thai nationals. The age range was between 43 and 96 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (29), diabetes (13), hyperlipidemia (17), obesity (8), and kidney disease (8). Two of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 8,247 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 269 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 330 were from prisons, and the remaining 13 were imported cases.
A number of 100,691 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 2,225 patients are in critical condition including 500 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.2 percent of cases that are critical while 22.4 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 630, followed by Songkhla with 583, Nakhon Sri Thammarat with 574, Pattani with 558, Chiang Mai with 394, and Yala with 379. Meanwhile, Chonburi reported 344 daily infections today.
A total number of 695,127 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 322,311 people had received their first shots, 334,070 people had received their second shots, and 38,746 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 58.6% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 42.7% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 3.3% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 8,253 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 1,912,024 cases with 1,792,128 recoveries and a total of 19,205 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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