Thailand reported a total of 26,050 daily Covid-19 infections with 69 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today, March 25th.
The fatalities were 33 men and 36 women with the highest rate in Bangkok with 15. All of them were Thai nationals. The age range was between 11 months and 96 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including cancer (10), kidney disease (13), obesity (9), stroke (13), and heart disease (6). Seven of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 25,644 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 268 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 102 were from prisons, and the remaining 36 were imported cases.
A number of 244,111 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 1,619 patients are in critical condition including 630 on ventilators. This is roughly 0.66 percent of cases that are critical while 38.91 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 3,739, followed by Nakhon Sri Thammarat with 1,645, Chonburi with 1,090, Samut Prakan with 902, Samut Sakhon with 831, and Roi Et with 655.
A total number of 238,813 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 84,501 people had received their first shots, 21,670 people had received their second shots, and 132,642 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 79.3% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 72.1% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 32.8% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 22,219 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 3,477,030 cases with 3,208,271 recoveries and a total of 24,648 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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