Thailand recorded 6,855 Covid-19 cases and 51 deaths on Friday.
Ministry of Public Health reported on Friday (November 19) morning that in the past 24 hours there are 6,855 new patients who tested positive for Covid-19, 224 of whom have been found in prisons.
Death toll increased by 51, while 7,655 patients were cured and allowed to leave hospitals.
The country’s total caseload from Covid-19 stands at 2,050,980 – 1,940,854 of whom have recovered, 89,821 are still in hospitals and 20,305 have died.
Separately, another 243,635 people were given their first Covid-19 shot in the last 24 hours, 482,314 their second shot and 38,499 a booster, bringing the total number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered nationwide to 87,665,274.
According to Worldometer, confirmed cases globally had risen to 256.35 million on Friday, 231.55 million of whom have recovered, 19.65 million are active cases (78,849 in severe condition) and 5.15 million have died (up by 7,628).
Thailand ranks 24th in the global list of most cases, which is topped by the US with 48.4 million, followed by India with 34.49 million, Brazil with 21.99 million, the UK with 9.72 million and Russia with 9.22 million.