Friday Covid Update: 171 deaths and 14,555 new cases

Photo via Bangkok Metropolitan Administration

171 coronavirus-related deaths and 14,555 new Covid-19 cases were reported today by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration. In the 24-hour period since the last count, the CCSA has recorded 13,691 recoveries. Thailand now has 129,421 active Covid-19 cases.

Out of the new cases, 1,156 were detected through proactive case finding and 790 were found in correctional facilities. Covid-19 infections at Thailand’s prisons and detention centres have been reported on a daily basis over the past several months.

Since April 1, in the latest and most severe wave of Covid-19, the CCSA has reported 1,419,929 confirmed Covid-19 infections.

More information on the Covid-19 situation in Thailand will be reported this afternoon.

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Caitlin Ashworth

Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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