Thailand discovered a total of 8,165 daily Covid-19 infections with 55 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, November 1st.
The fatalities were 26 men and 29 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 10. All of them were Thai nationals. The age range was between 24 and 95 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (28), diabetes (17), hyperlipidemia (18), obesity (2), and kidney disease (4). Three of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 7,241 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 390 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 525 were from prisons, and the remaining 9 were imported cases.
A number of 99,227 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 2,221 patients are in critical condition including 494 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.23 percent of cases that are critical while 22.2 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 625, followed by Nakhon Sri Thammarat with 539, Songkhla with 476, Pattani with 448, Chiang Mai with 358, and Narathiwas with 531. Meanwhile, Chonburi reported 259 daily infections today.
A total number of 320,719 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 141,330 people had received their first shots, 167,820 people had received their second shots, and 11,569 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 58.8% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 42.9% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 3.3% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 9,574 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 1,920,189 cases with 1,801,702 recoveries and a total of 19,260 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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