Thailand reports second Omicron-related death, Covid fatality toll on a downward slope

Photo courtesy of PR Bangkok (January 2022)

The second death related to the Omicron Covid-19 variant in Thailand was reported today by the CCSA. Both deaths were elderly women with serious pre-existing health conditions who contracted the virus from infected family members.

While cases involving the highly transmissible Omicron variant are on the rise in Thailand, the strain has proven to be less severe and the country’s Covid-related death toll has been on a downward slope, hitting a 9-month low of nine fatalities recorded yesterday.

The second Omicron-related death was an 84 year old woman with terminal stage lung cancer in the Isaan province Udon Thani. She tested positive for Covid-19 on January 10 and was in home isolation. Her symptoms worsened and she died on January 15.

The other fatality was an 86 year old woman in the southern province Songkhla who was dignosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and was bedridden. She died at the Hat Yai Hospital where she was being treated. She had earlier been inoculated with two doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine.

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