Thursday Covid Update: 16,031 new cases; provincial totals

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An uptick of 16,031 new Covid-19 cases was reported today by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, raising the total count since the start of the pandemic last year to 1,338,550 confirmed Covid-19 cases. In the latest and most severe wave of the virus in Thailand, which was first recorded on April 1, has accounted for 1,309,687 of those infections.

220 coronavirus-related deaths were reported today, raising the pandemic’s death toll in Thailand to 13,731 with 13,637 of the deaths during the recent wave.

In the 24-hour period since the last count, the CCSA has recorded 15,417 recoveries. There are now 143,038 people in Thailand being treated for the coronavirus.

Bangkok remains the epicentre with 3,736 new Covid-19 cases today, followed by Chon Buri with 1,594 new cases, Samut Prakan with 1,197 new cases, and Samut Sakhon with 643.

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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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