Thailand discovered a total of 6,343 daily Covid-19 infections with 45 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, November 15th.
The fatalities were 24 men and 21 women with the most numbers recorded in Songkhla with 5. 43 of them were Thai nationals and two were Myanmar nationals. The age range was between 39 and 100 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (10), diabetes (22), hyperlipidemia (11), obesity (4), and kidney disease (8). Three of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 5,926 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 217 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 188 were from prisons, and the remaining 12 were imported cases.
A number of 94,163 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 1,776 patients are in critical condition including 417 on ventilators. This is roughly 1.88 percent of cases that are critical while 23.4 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 790, followed by Songkhla with 462, Nakhon Sri Thammarat with 428, Chiang Mai with 376, Pattani with 318, and Surat Thani with 231. Meanwhile, Chonburi reported 185 daily infections today.
A total number of 545,174 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 169,641 people had received their first shots, 351,591 people had received their second shots, and 23,942 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 63.0% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 51.2% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 3.9% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 7,663 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 2,024,753 cases with 1,910,509 recoveries and a total of 20,081 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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