3,886 new Covid-19 cases and 39 coronavirus-related deaths were reported by the CCSA. Since April 1, the latest wave of infections in Thailand, the CCSA has recorded 140,485 Covid-19 infections with more than 40,000 of those infections in Bangkok. The capital is still recoding nearly 1,000 new cases each day.
Phuket, racing towards its July 1 ‘reopening’ reported another 6 cases today as 6 vaccine locations today have been busily vaccinating thousands of resident, including foreigners with work permits.
Out of the new cases reported by the CCSA today, 1,230 were detected in Thai prisons. Over the past month, thousands of inmates at more than a dozen Thai prisons have tested positive for Covid-19. Health officials have been rolling out active testing at prisons to quickly identify infections and contain the virus.
Here are the provincial totals. Graphics from the NBT…