Thailand reported a total of 25,140 daily Covid-19 infections with 89 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today, April 8th.
The fatalities were 40 men, 47 women, and two unidentified with the highest rate in Bangkok with 14. 86 of them were Thai nationals, one was Myanmar national, and two were unidentified. The age range was between 19 and 98 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including cancer (2), kidney disease (14), obesity (9), stroke (12), and heart disease (8). 10 of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 24,750 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 241 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 49 were from prisons, and the remaining 100 were imported cases.
A number of 248,254 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 1,899 patients are in critical condition including 815 on ventilators. This is roughly 0.76 percent of cases that are critical while 42.91 percent of that are critical enough for a ventilator.
Regarding the non-prison local infections, the highest number of patients were reported in Bangkok with 3,078, followed by Chonburi with 1,225, Khon Kaen with 1,174, Samut Prakan with 856, Nakhon Sri Thammarat with 848, and Nonthaburi with 806.
A total number of 108,279 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 23,047 people had received their first shots, 17,790 people had received their second shots, and 67,442 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 80.2% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 72.6% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 35.1% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 24,854 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 3,833,048 cases with 3,558,917 recoveries and a total of 25,877 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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