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Thailand reports another day of 6,000-plus new Covid cases


Thailand on Saturday recorded 6,230 new Covid-19 cases and 41 deaths.

Of the new cases, 4,412 were found in hospitals, 1,520 through proactive testing, 294 in prisons and four patients were overseas arrivals.

Meanwhile, 3,159 patients have recovered and been discharged in the last 24 hours.

Of the total 277,151 cases since the pandemic started, 217,499 have recovered and been discharged, 57,470 are still in hospitals, and 2,182 have died.

Meanwhile, another 275,533 people were given their first Covid-19 shot in the last 24 hours, while 69,576 people were given their second shot, bringing the total number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in Thailand to 10,572,292.

According to Worldometer, as of 11am on Saturday, the number of confirmed cases globally had risen to 183.85 million, 168.27 million of whom have recovered, 11.61 million are active cases (78,081 in severe condition) and 3.97 million have died.

Thailand ranks 67th on the global list of most cases, which is topped by the US with 34.58 million, followed by India with 30.50 million, Brazil with 18.68 million, France with 5.78 million, and Russia 5.56 million.

Published : July 03, 2021

By : The Nation