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19 deaths, 3,000 new cases push Thailand’s caseload over 200,000 mark


Thailand recorded 19 deaths and 3,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases, including five overseas arrivals, over a 24-hour period on Tuesday.

Bangkok led the list with 872 cases, followed by Samut Sakhon (336), Pathum Thani (202) and Samut Prakan (163).

Meanwhile, 4,774 patients have recovered and been discharged in the last 24 hours.

Of the five arrivals, three were Thai nationals from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Cambodia, while the other two were a Belgian national and a Japanese citizen from their own countries.

As of Tuesday, the number of confirmed cases in Thailand had risen to 202,264.

So far, 162,718 have recovered and been discharged, 38,061 are still in hospitals, and 1,485 have died.

Meanwhile, another 230,149 people were given their first Covid-19 shot in the last 24 hours, while 92,911 people were given their second shot, bringing the total number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in Thailand to 6,511,184.

According to Worldometer, as of 11am on Tuesday, the number of confirmed cases globally had risen to 177.02 million (up by 300,347), 161.2 million of whom have recovered, 12 million are active cases (84,628 in severe condition) and 3.82 million have died (up by 6,729).

Thailand ranks 79th on the global list of most cases, which is topped by the US with 34.33 million, followed by India 29.57 million, Brazil 17.45 million, France 5.74 million, and Turkey 5.33 million.

Published : June 15, 2021

By : THE NATION