Bangkok led the list with 951 cases, followed by 669 in Phetchaburi, 180 in Samut Prakan, 106 in Chonburi and 92 in Nonthaburi.
Of the 49 cases in quarantine, 41 came from Cambodia, six from India and one each from Ethiopia and the United Arab Emirates.
Meanwhile, 1,565 patients have recovered and been discharged in the last 24 hours.
As of Monday, the number of confirmed cases in Thailand had risen to 132,213.
So far, 86,100 people have recovered and been discharged, 45,307 are still in hospitals and 806 have died.
Meanwhile, another 43,233 people were given their first Covid-19 shot in the last 24 hours, while 2,340 people were given their second shot, bringing the total number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in Thailand to 2,910,664.
Separately, according to Worldometer, as of 10am on Monday, the number of confirmed cases globally had risen to 167.51 million (up by 478,004), 148.53 million of whom have recovered, 15.51 million are active cases (96,937 in severe condition) and 3.47 million have died (up by 9,865).
Thailand ranks 87th on the global list of most cases, which is topped by the US with 33.89 million, followed by India 26.75 million, Brazil 16.08 million, France 5.60 million, and Turkey 5.18 million.
Published : May 24, 2021
By : The Nation