Thailand discovered a total of 7,592 daily Covid-19 infections with 39 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, November 8th.
The fatalities were 24 men and 15 women with the most numbers recorded in Yala with 5. 38 of them were Thai nationals and one was a German national. The age range was between 25 and 90 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (18), diabetes (12), hyperlipidemia (8), obesity (9), and kidney disease (6). One of the fatalities was a bedridden patient.
Of the new cases, 6,743 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 128 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 711 were from prisons, and the remaining 10 were imported cases.
A number of 98,425 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 1,997 patients are in critical condition including 441 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.02 percent of cases that are critical while 22 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 865, followed by Songkhla with 462, Chiang Mai with 429, Pattani with 406, Nakhon Sri Thammarat with 372, and Narathiwas with 295. Meanwhile, Chonburi reported their lowest cases numbers in over four months with 179 daily infections today.
A total number of 278,059 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 76,492 people had received their first shots, 193,257 people had received their second shots, and 8,310 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 61.1% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 47.1% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 3.6% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 7,495 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 1,975,591 cases with 1,857,463 recoveries and a total of 19,703 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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