Thailand discovered a total of 8,148 daily Covid-19 infections with 80 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, November 5th.
The fatalities were 29 men and 51 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 14. 79 of them were Thai nationals and one was a Myanmar national. The age range was between 30 and 100 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (27), diabetes (20), hyperlipidemia (18), obesity (11), and kidney disease (9). Two of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 7,415 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 113 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 605 were from prisons, and the remaining 15 were imported cases.
A number of 97,300 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 2,118 patients are in critical condition including 461 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.17 percent of cases that are critical while 21.7 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 721, followed by Songkhla with 498, Pattani with 427, Chiang Mai with 403, Yala with 375, and Chonburi with 348.
A total number of 824,650 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 290,603 people had received their first shots, 502,554 people had received their second shots, and 31,493 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 60.3% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 45.4% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 3.5% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 8,238 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 1,951,572 cases with 1,834,730 recoveries and a total of 19,542 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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