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Thailand Covid UPDATE: 967 new infections announced Sunday

Tim Newton

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Thailand’s CCSA have announced 967 new Covid-19 infections today during their daily briefings. The number is another day of gradual increases that has grown. Thailand’s national total has now reached 32,625 total infections, of which 28,214 people have fully recovered. 4,314 people are currently under hospital supervision in Thailand following positive Covid tests.

9 new cases were revealed in Phuket today, but aren’t included in today’s national tally.

The CCSA also reported that 485,957 people have now received their first vaccine – 69,439 are now fully vaccinated. The daily average of new people being vaccinated over the past month has grown from around 10,000 people each day to 15,556 yesterday.

Around the world, both the daily infection rates and death rates from Covid-19 are increasing again after dipping at the start of 2021.

All the latest news from Thailand related to Covid-19 HERE.

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Total cases for Thailand from Worldometers.info…

Thailand Covid UPDATE: 967 new infections announced Sunday | News by ThaigerWorld totals as of Sunday, April 11 from Worldometers.info

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14 Comments

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    Jason

    Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 1:40 pm

    This is not a good omen for tourism. If it keeps up, it will be other countries refusing Thais to come! Strategic, targeted lockdowns work.

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    Bob

    Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 2:18 pm

    15500 injections each day. About 70 million people in Thailand – each requiring 2 injections 2 weeks apart. That makes a total of 140 million jabs. When I do the math, that means at that rate of daily injections (15,500) it will take 25,454 days for everyone to get 2 jabs – or 69 years. If it was to take only one year for everyone to get the vaccine (both doses), that would mean they need to inject 383,561 people every day. This thing aint over by a long long way folks – the maths alone show the vaccinations are going to take years.

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    Rip255

    Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 4:38 pm

    Weird how only nightspots, gambling dens and pretty massage parlours lead to clusters.

    One would have thought crowded buses, trains, shared accomodation, factories, offices, meatworks and warehouses would have been far more dangerous.

    Surely the risk of catching covid from your wife or workmate is going to be much more likely than a one-off trip to a bar.

    Seems the virus becomes more virulent when non-govt approved activities are involved. Particularly during holiday periods.

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    RealBob

    Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 5:46 pm

    140.000.000 jabs
    15.500 a day
    9032 days -> 24.74 years

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    Jeffrey

    Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 6:01 pm

    Bob’s calculation is wrong by ~44 years, not sure why my comment is getting removed though ? Will have to increase the pace a lot more if they really want to open Phuket by this Summer

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    Brett Sampson

    Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 7:19 pm

    Beware of anyone who visited Makro Thepkrasatree Rd Thalang district on Sunday afternoon as they’re may have been a infected person there seen in the fruit and veg section.

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    Andrew

    Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 9:32 pm

    Right Bob. Only 69 years. Well, that’s Thailand.

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    Slugger

    Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 10:45 pm

    And how many under 12 who dont require anything, professor?

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    Sj

    Monday, April 12, 2021 at 4:48 am

    Why can’t a military dictatorship enforce a 30 day lockdown to solve the current issue ?

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    Dreqo

    Monday, April 12, 2021 at 8:25 am

    @Rip255, nah it’s merely coincidental. No games being played at all.

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    BS

    Monday, April 12, 2021 at 9:11 am

    yes a good excuse to try to kill night life bars masages etc. – which is the real reason why 70% of tourists are going to thailand, ,

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    Simon Small

    Monday, April 12, 2021 at 9:43 am

    @Bob, your maths are right but you can’t inject what you don’t have.

    Thailand’s slow because it hasn’t got the the vaccines to inject, so when the supply changes it could be faster – or maybe even slower.

    Cambodia’s quicker but it’s reliant on free vaccines from China and Covax, which may not continue, and it’s made vaccinations mandatory for all government employees (military, police, teachers, hospitals, civil servants, government staff, etc) so that may change too.

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    Simon Small

    Monday, April 12, 2021 at 11:21 am

    Maybe more people wear a mask on a train, bus, in a factory, etc, than in a nightclub or when having a “massage”, Rip255 & Dreqo. Maybe.

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    Pietro Amedeo Sperti

    Monday, April 12, 2021 at 2:46 pm

    why does the government let people from the covid regions travel to the north? they bring covid and fear

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Tim Newton has lived in Thailand since 2012. An Australian, he has worked in the media, principally radio and TV, for 41 years. He has won the Deutsche Welle Award for best radio talk program, presented over 10,000 radio news bulletins, 3,900 in Thailand alone, hosted 650 daily TV news programs and produced 2,100 videos, TV commercials and documentaries. As founder of The Thaiger, Tim now acts as the Content Manager and head-writer, whilst supervising the growth of the YouTube channel. He's reported for CNN, Deutsche Welle TV, CBC, Australia's ABC TV and Australian radio during the 2018 Cave Rescue and other major stories in Thailand.

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