Thursday, June 24, 2021

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33 deaths, 2,419 new cases logged in Thailand


As many as 33 deaths and 2,419 new Covid-19 cases in Thailand were reported on Monday over a 24-hour period.

Of the total, 1,347 were patients admitted to hospitals, 949 found via proactive testing, 91 inmates tested positive, while 32 were returnees.

Bangkok led the list with 943 cases, followed by Samut Prakan with 321, Phetchaburi with 265 and Trang with 106.

Of the 32 returnees, 31 were Thai nationals, with 28 flying in from Cambodia and one each from Jordan, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates. The 32nd arrival was a Bangladeshi from Bangladesh.

Meanwhile, 2,999 patients have recovered and been discharged in the last 24 hours.

As of Monday, the number of confirmed cases in Thailand had risen to 179,886. So far, 129,516 have recovered and been discharged, 49,101 patients are still in hospitals, and 1,269 have died.

Meanwhile, another 9,754 people were given their first Covid-19 shot in the last 24 hours, while 17,837 were given their second shot, bringing the total number of Covid-19 vaccines administered in Thailand to 4,218,094.

According to Worldometer, as of 11am on Monday, the number of confirmed cases globally had risen to 174.04 million (up by 327,663), 157.05 million of whom have recovered, 13.25 million are active cases (87,231 in severe condition) and 3.74 million have died (up by 7,677).

Thailand ranks 80th on the global list of most cases, which is topped by the US with 34.21 million, followed by India 28.9 million, Brazil 16.9 million, France 5.71 million, and Turkey 5.28 million.

Published : June 07, 2021

By : The Nation