Friday Covid Update: 8,148 new cases and 80 deaths

Covid-19 testing in Pattaya (October 2021) | Photo courtesy of PR Pattaya

8,148 new Covid-19 cases and 80 coronavirus-related deaths were reported by the CCSA today. In the 24-hour period since the last count, the CCSA reported 8,238 recoveries. There are now 97,480 people in Thailand receiving treatment for Covid-19.

In the latest and most severe wave of the virus in Thailand, first recorded on April 1, the CCSA has reported a total of 1,922,709 confirmed Covid-19 infections.

Out of the new cases recorded today, 605 were found in correctional facilities. More than 75,000 inmates at Thailand’s overcrowded prisons and detention centres have tested positive for Covid-19 over the past several months.

More information and provincial totals will be released this afternoon.

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