Thursday Covid Update: 6,901 new cases; provincial totals
55 coronavirus-related deaths were reported by the CCSA today, raising the pandemic’s death toll in Thailand to 20,254 with 20,160 of those fatalities during the latest wave, which was first recorded on April 1.
In the 24-hour period since the last count, the CCSA recorded 6,901 new Covid-19 cases and 7,556 recoveries. There are now 90,672 people in Thailand being treated for Covid-19.
Out of the new cases recorded today, 144 were found in correctional facilities. More than 80,000 inmates at Thailand’s overcrowded prisons and detention centres have tested positive for Covid-19 over the past several months.
Since the start of the pandemic last year, the CCSA has recorded 2,044,125 confirmed Covid-19 cases. The latest wave has accounted for 2,015,262 of those infections.
In the Thai government’s mass vaccination drive, which was launched on February 28, a total of 86,890,826 doses have been administered, according to the CCSA. Yesterday, 301,736 people received their first dose of the vaccine, 462,429 received their second dose, and 55,154 people received a third shot to boost their immunity against the coronavirus.
New Covid-19 cases in each province…
* Numbers are reported by the CCSA and are based on positive PCR Covid-19 test results. Provincial health departments may have a more recent update if new infections were found after the daily case count was filed with the CCSA.
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