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1,335 infections confirmed, most in Bangkok and Chiang Mai


The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Wednesday reported 1,335 new cases, with only nine from overseas.

Bangkok led the list with 351 new patients, followed by 319 in Chiang Mai and 161 in Prachuap Khiri Khan.

Over the past 24 hours, 34 patients recovered and were discharged.

As of Wednesday, the number of confirmed cases in Thailand had risen to 35,910. Of these, 32,689 were contracted locally, including 18,716 who were found via proactive testing, while 3,221 were returnees. So far, 28,322 have recovered and been discharged, 7,491 patients are still in hospitals, and 97 have died.

 

 

According to Worldometer, as of 11am on Wednesday, the number of confirmed cases globally had risen to 138.01 million (up by 735,486), 111.03 million have recovered, 24.01 million are active cases (106,096 in severe condition) and 2.97 million have died (up by 12,848).

 

Thailand ranks 112th on the global list of most cases, which is topped by the US with 32.07 million, followed by India 13.87 million, Brazil 13.60 million, France 5.1 million, and Russia 4.65 million.

Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours, 529 people were given their first shot of the Covid-19 vaccine and 244 their second shot, bringing the total number of Covid vaccines administered to 579,305.

 

Published : April 14, 2021

By : THE NATION