Coronavirus (Covid-19)Thailand

Monday Covid Update: 16,994 new cases; provincial totals

124 coronavirus-related deaths were reported by the CCSA today, raising the pandemic’s death toll in Thailand to 27,006 with 5,308 of those fatalities since the start of this year.

In the 24-hour period since the last count, the CCSA recorded 16,994 new Covid-19 cases and 25,910 recoveries. There are now 205,514 people in Thailand being treated for Covid-19.

Out of the new cases recorded today, 22 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 4,046,953 confirmed Covid-19 cases. Out of that number, 1,823,518 Infections have been reported since January 1.

Vaccination update

In the Thai government’s mass vaccination drive, which was launched on February 2021, a total of 131,690,953 doses have been administered, according to the CCSA. Yesterday, 2,638 people received their first dose of the vaccine, 2,947 received their second dose, and 12,650 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.

Bangkok – 2,943
Kamphaeng Phet – 230
Chai Nat – 29
Nakhon Nayok – 39
Nakhon Pathom – 341
Nakhon Sawan – 163
Nonthaburi – 599
Pathum Thani – 165
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya – 296
Pichit – 57

Pissanuloak – 155
Phetchbun – 68
Lob Buri – 53
Samut Prakarn – 522
Samut Songkram – 65
Samut Sakhon – 384
Saraburi – 87
Sing Buri – 112
Sukhothai – 230
Suphan Buri – 335

Ang Thong – 100
Uthai Thani – 120
Chantaburi – 167
Chachengsao – 288
Chon Buri – 704
Trat – 73
Prachin Buri – 206
Rayong – 186
Srakaew – 149
Chiang Rai – 2

Chiang Mai – 260
Nan – 156
Payao – 41
Prae – 155
Mae Hong Sorn – 16
Lampang – 211
Lamphun – 1
Uttaradit – 27
Kalasin – 187
Khon Kaen – 483

Chaiyaphum – 189
Nakhon Panom – 169
Nakhon Ratchasima – 314
Bueng Karn – 134
Buriram – 469
Maha Sarakam – 254
Mukdaharn – 34
Yasothon – 64
Roi Et – 455
Loei – 161

Sisaket – 315
Sakon Nakhon – 263
Surin – 327
Nong Kai – 239
Nong Bua Lamphu – 63
Amnat Charoen – 83
Udon Thani – 281
Ubon Ratchathani – 282
Krabi – 56
Chumporn – 47

Trang – 38
Nakhon Si Thammarat – 547
Narathiwas – 8
Pattani – 21
Phangnga – 87
Pattalung – 166
Phuket – 129
Yala – 18
Kanchanaburi – 260
Tak – 56

Prachuab Khiri Khan – 135
Phetchaburi – 114
Ratchaburi – 311
Ranong – 27
Songkla – 244
Satun – 28
Surat Thani – 103

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Petch Petpailin

Petpailin, or Petch, is a Thai translator and writer for The Thaiger focusing on Thai news and what's happening in Thailand. She is a news writer who stops reading news on the weekends to spend more time cafe hopping and petting dwarf shrimp.