Thailand reports 2,927 daily Covid-19 infections with 18 additional deaths, mostly elderly or with previous health issues

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Thailand reported 2,738 domestic cases of Covid-19 with 21 confirmed cases at prisons as well as 168 imported cases, marking a total of 2,927 daily infections, with 18 additional deaths in the past 24 hours.

This makes a total of 2,203,622 cases of Covid-19 since the start of this recent round of infections in early April in Thailand.

Additionally, 2,150,207 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 2,903 people were released yesterday. The chart below shows the total cases and recoveries since the original outbreak last year.

Among 2,738 local new domestic cases, excluding the cases in the prisons, the highest number of infections listed by provinces was discovered in ฺBangkok with 358, Chonburi with 351, Ubon Ratchathani with 206, Khon Kaen with 143 and Chiang Mai with 97.

The fatalities were 12 men and 6 women (All Thais) with an average age between 45 to 92. 94 percent of them had prior health issues or were elderly.

One of them reportedly had chronic health problems. Sixteen of them were aged more than 60. One of them did not report of personal health problems.

Thailand has a total of 104,491,859 vaccines given, with 3,480 first jabs, 5,977-second doses, and 10,235 third doses given yesterday.

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News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for closing in on two years. Specializes primarily in local news for Pattaya and Phuket, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket except when commuting between the two.