Thailand reported a total of 13,816 daily Covid-19 infections with 120 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today, April 26th.
The fatalities were 68 men and 52 women with the highest rate in Bangkok with 8. 117 of them were Thai nationals, two were Myanmar national, and one was a Chinese national. The age range was between 2 month and 106 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including cancer (6), kidney disease (35), obesity (13), stroke (18), and heart disease (21). 10 of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 13,691 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 67 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 1 was from prisons, and the remaining 57 were imported cases.
A number of 167,124 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 1,825 patients are in critical condition including 868 on ventilators. This is roughly 1.09 percent of cases that are critical while 47.5 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 3,373, followed by Samut Prakan with 483, Buriram with 453, Chonburi with 446,Nonthaburi with 429, and Khon Kaen with 359.
A total number of 59,820 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 6,946 people had received their first shots, 18,402 people had received their second shots, and 34,472 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, 73.4% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 36.7% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 21,072 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 4,194,684 cases with 3,999,541 recoveries and a total of 28,019 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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