Thailand reported a total of 17,784 daily Covid-19 infections with 126 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today, April 24th.
The fatalities were 65 men, and 61 women with the highest rate in Bangkok with 8. 123 of them were Thai nationals, two were Myanmar nationals, and one was an American national. The age range was between 1 and 99 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including cancer (6), kidney disease (23), obesity (17), stroke (16), and heart disease (25). 14 of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 17,631 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 35 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 40 were from prisons, and the remaining 78 were imported cases.
A number of 183,154 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 1,929 patients are in critical condition including 899 on ventilators. This is roughly 1.05 percent of cases that are critical while 46.6 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 3,200, followed by Khon Kaen with 767, Samut Prakan with 686, Chonburi with 608, Nonthaburi with 510, and Nakhon Pratom with 476.
A total number of 284,911 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 40,572 people had received their first shots, 103,489 people had received their second shots, and 140,850 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 80.7% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 73.3% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 36.6% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 22,846 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 4,165,874 cases with 3,954,945 recoveries and a total of 27,775 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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