Thailand records 22,311 Covid-19 cases and 42 deaths on Monday


Public Health Ministry reported on Monday (February 28) morning that in the past 24 hours there are 22,311 new patients who tested positive for Covid-19, 136 of whom are foreign travellers.

Death toll increased by 42, while 17,470 patients were cured and allowed to leave hospitals.

Cumulative cases in the country since January 1, 2022 are at 668,492.

The country’s total caseload from Covid-19 stands at 2,891,927 – 2,655,349 of whom have recovered, 213,645 are still in hospitals and 22,933 have died.

Separately, another 21,180 people were given their first Covid-19 shot in the last 24 hours, 11,360 their second shot and 73,800 a booster, bringing the total number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered nationwide to 123,568,670.

According to Worldometer, confirmed cases globally had risen to 435.99 million on Monday, 366.53 million of whom have recovered, 63.49 million are active cases (75,668 in severe condition) and 5.97 million have died (up by 4,542).

Thailand ranks 33rd in the global list of most cases, which is topped by the US with 80.57 million, followed by India with 42.92 million, Brazil with 28.77 million, France with 22.69 million and the UK with 18.8 million.