Tuesday Covid Update: 14,666 new cases; provincial totals

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190 coronavirus-related fatalities were reported today by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, raising the pandemic’s death toll in Thailand to 11,589. Out of that number, 11,495 people infected with Covid-19 died during the country’s latest and most severe wave of the virus, which was first recorded on April 1.

The CCSA reported 14,666 new Covid-19 cases and 19,245 recoveries in the 24-hour period since the last count. Thailand now has 171,368 active Covid-19 cases, a downward trend as the number of new recoveries continues to exceed the number of new infections.

Since the start of the pandemic last year, the CCSA has reported a total of 1,204,729 confirmed Covid-19 infections. The recent wave has accounted for 1,175,866 of those cases.

In Bangkok, the epicentre of the latest wave, 3,963 new Covid-19 cases were reported today. In surrounding provinces, Samut Prakan reported 1,402 new cases and Samut Sakhon reported 983. Chon Buri, which includes Pattaya, reported 745 new cases today.

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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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