Thailand recorded 2,525 Covid-19 cases and 31 deaths on Monday.
Ministry of Public Health reported on Monday (December 20) morning that in the past 24 hours there are 2,525 new patients who tested positive for Covid-19, 23 of whom have been found in prisons.
Death toll increased by 31, while 4,190patients were cured and allowed to leave hospitals.
The country’s total caseload from Covid-19 stands at 2,194,053 – 2,132,548 of whom have recovered, 40,097 are still in hospitals and 21,408 have died.
Separately, another 25,314 people were given their first Covid-19 shot in the last 24 hours, 46,222 their second shot and 65,456 a booster, bringing the total number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered nationwide to 99,898,515.
According to Worldometer, confirmed cases globally had risen to 275.02 million on Monday, 246.77 million of whom have recovered, 22.88 million are active cases (88,730 in severe condition) and 5.37 million have died (up by 3,733).
Thailand ranks 24th in the global list of most cases, which is topped by the US with 51.77 million, followed by India with 34.74 million, Brazil with 22.21 million, the UK with 11.36 million and Russia with 10.21 million.