Thailand discovered a total of 8,587 daily Covid-19 infections with 22 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, February 2nd.
The fatalities were 8 men and 14 women with the highest number recorded in Bangkok with 6. 20 of them were Thai nationals and two were Chinese nationals. The age range was between 21 and 94 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (9), diabetes (7), hyperlipidemia (5), obesity (1), and kidney disease (4). Five of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 8,347 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 54 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 55 were from prisons, and the remaining 131 were imported cases.
A number of 83,094 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 524 patients are in critical condition including 103 on ventilators. This is roughly 0.63 percent of cases that are critical while 19.6 percent of that is critical enough for a ventilator.
Regarding the non-prison local infections, the highest number of patients were reported in Bangkok with 1,431, followed by Samut Prakan with 823, Nonthaburi with 421, Phuket with 387, Chonburi with 385, and Ratchaburi with 276.
A total number of 274,648 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 26,276 people had received their first shots, 50,692 people had received their second shots, and 197,680 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 75.3% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 70.0% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 20.8% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 8,485 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 2,456,551 cases with 2,351,250 recoveries and a total of 22,207 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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