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226 deaths, 17,165 new cases as Thailand’s infection rate dips slightly


Thailand’s daily caseload was again lower than the 20,000 mark at 17,165 new infections on Tuesday, though the number of deaths was still high at 226.

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Of the new cases, 192 were found in prison.

Meanwhile, 20,059 patients have recovered and been discharged over the past 24 hours.

Thailand’s cumulative cases stood at 1,083,951, 881,829 of whom have recovered, 192,334 are still in hospitals and 9,788 have died.

Separately, another 400,645 people were given their first Covid-19 shot in the last 24 hours, 165,508 their second shot, and 7,293 their third shot, bringing the total Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in Thailand to 27,612,445.

According to Worldometer, as of 10am on Tuesday, confirmed cases globally had risen to 213.33 million, 190.90 million of whom have recovered, 17.98 million are active cases (112,391 in severe condition) and 4.45 million have died (up by 7,578).

Thailand ranks 33rd on the global list of most cases, which is topped by the US with 38.81 million, followed by India with 32.46 million, Brazil with 20.58 million, Russia with 6.77 million and France with 6.62 million.

Published : August 24, 2021

By : The Nation