Thailand discovered a total of 7,982 daily Covid-19 infections with 68 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, November 4th.
The fatalities were 38 men and 30 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 10. 87 of them were Thai nationals and one was a Myanmar national. The age range was between 32 and 93 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (33), diabetes (18), hyperlipidemia (16), obesity (5), and kidney disease (10). One of the fatalities was a bedridden patient.
Of the new cases, 7,762 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 66 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 144 were from prisons, and the remaining 10 were imported cases.
A number of 97,470 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 2,181 patients are in critical condition including 466 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.23 percent of cases that are critical while 21.3 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 827, followed by Songkhla with 497, Chiang Mai with 492, Nakhon Sri Thammarat with 455, Pattani with 451, and Yala with 336. Meanwhile, Chonburi reported 280 daily infections today.
A total number of 817,382 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 297,188 people had received their first shots, 493,102 people had received their second shots, and 27,092 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 59.8% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 44.7% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 3.5% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 8,029 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 1,943,424 cases with 1,826,492 recoveries and a total of 19,462 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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