RECAP: Thailand reports 5,775 daily Covid-19 infections with 11 additional deaths, all with underlying health conditions

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Thailand discovered a total of 5,775 daily Covid-19 infections with 11 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, January 6th.

The fatalities were 8 men and 3 women with the most numbers recorded in Song Khla with 4. 9 of them were Thai nationals, one was a Myanmar national, and one was unidentified. The age range was between 37 and 90 years old.

Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (6), diabetes (2), hyperlipidemia (1), obesity (1), and kidney disease (2). One of the fatalities was a bedridden patient.

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Of the new cases, 5,323 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 160 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 77 were from prisons, and the remaining 215 were imported cases.

A number of 37,968 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 536 patients are in critical condition including 146 on ventilators. This is roughly 1.41 percent of cases that are critical while 27.2 percent of that is critical enough for a ventilator.

Regarding the non-prison local infections, the highest number of patients were reported in Chonburi with 769, followed by Samut Prakan with 494, Bangkok with 454, Chiang Mai with 378, Ubon Ratchatani with 348, and Khon Kaen with 242.

The amount of the total number of people vaccinated in Thailand today has not been revealed by the CCSA as the system of the Ministry of Public Health’s Immunization Center (MOPH IC) is now updating its database.

As of today, 2,673 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 2,245,250 cases with 2,185,502 recoveries and a total of 21,780 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

บริษัทโมเดอร์น่า ยืนยันส่งวัคซีนให้ไทย 3.7 ล้านโด๊ส ภายในม.ค.นี้

ZP Therapeutics, under the Zuellig Pharma Healthcare Pharmaceutical Company, has confirmed to deliver 3.7 million doses of the Covid-19 Moderna vaccine to the Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO) and the Private Hospital Association in January 2022.

The allocation would gradually begin on January 6th with the first amount of 1.3 million doses, another 0.87 million on January 8th, and the remaining 1.53 million doses on January 17th, totaling 5.6 million doses.

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National News Writer at The Pattaya News. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.