Thailand records 1,663 confirmed Covid-19 cases, 30 deaths on Monday


The Public Health Ministry reported on Monday (August 15) that over the past 24 hours, 1,663 Covid-19 patients have been admitted to hospitals.

The death toll has risen by 30, while 2,335 patients have recovered and discharged from hospitals. 

The number of cumulative cases in the country since January 1, 2022, stands at 2,398,653 with 10,160 deaths.

The country’s total caseload from Covid-19 stands at 4,622,088 – 4,569,974 of whom have recovered, 20,256 are still in hospitals and 31,858 have died.

Separately, another 1,819 people were given their first Covid-19 shot in the last 24 hours, 2,379 their second shot and 17,670 a booster, bringing the total number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered nationwide to 142,201,901.

According to Worldometer, confirmed cases globally had risen to 595.34 million on Monday, 568.73 million of whom have recovered, 20.16 million are active cases (45,590 in severe condition) and 6.45 million have died.

Thailand ranks 28th in the global list of most cases, which is topped by the US with 94.68 million, followed by India with 44.26 million, France with 34.22 million, Brazil with 34.17 million and Germany with 31.53 million.