Death toll increased by 15, while 3,942 patients were cured and allowed to leave hospitals.
The country’s total caseload from Covid-19 stands at 2,308,615 – 2,211,922 of whom have recovered, 74,795 are still in hospitals and 21,898 have died.
Separately, another 52,332 people were given their first Covid-19 shot in the last 24 hours, 128,885 their second shot and 361,472 a booster, bringing the total number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered nationwide to 108,313,948.
According to Worldometer, confirmed cases globally had risen to 320.96 million on Friday, 264.11 million of whom have recovered, 51.31 million are active cases (96,654 in severe condition) and 5.54 million have died (up by 7,299).
Thailand ranks 26th in the global list of most cases, which is topped by the US with 65.24 million, followed by India with 36.57 million, Brazil with 22.82 million, the UK with 14.97 million and France with 13.24 million.
Published : January 14, 2022
By : THE NATION