18,501 new Covid-19 cases and 229 coronavirus-related deaths were reported today by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration. There have been 20,606 recoveries recorded over the past 24 hours. Thailand now has 186,934 active cases. Since April 1, the CCSA has reported 1,092,006 Covid-19 cases.
Out of the new cases, 139 were found in correctional facilities. More than 40,000 inmates at Thailand’s overcrowded prisons have tested positive for Covid-19 over the past several months.
- The highly transmissible Delta variant of Covid-19, which was first detected in India, now accounts for nearly 93% of all new infections in Thailand, the Department of Medical Science reported on yesterday, according to the Thai government’s news bureau.
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