Thailand discovered a total of 5,947 daily Covid-19 infections with 62 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, November 16th.
The fatalities were 34 men and 28 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 6. 61 of them were Thai nationals and one was a Myanmar national. The age range was between 27 and 92 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (27), diabetes (23), hyperlipidemia (15), obesity (4), and kidney disease (7). Four of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 5,662 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 221 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 53 were from prisons, and the remaining 11 were imported cases.
A number of 92,105 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 1,775 patients are in critical condition including 411 on ventilators. This is roughly 1.92 percent of cases that are critical while 23.1 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 854, followed by Songkhla with 458, Chiang Mai with 349, Pattani with 323, Nakhon Sri Thammarat with 260, and Narathiwas with 205. Meanwhile, Chonburi reported 162 daily infections today.
A total number of 339,221 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 114,573 people had received their first shots, 258,814 people had received their second shots, and 25,834 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 63.1% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 51.5% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 3.9% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 7,943 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 2,030,700 cases with 1,918,452 recoveries and a total of 20,143 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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