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12,353 new Covid cases, 125 more deaths

Passengers on the Red Line from Bang Sue to Rangsit follow social distancing measures on the train on Saturday. (Photo: Apichit Jinakul)
Passengers on the Red Line from Bang Sue to Rangsit follow social distancing measures on the train on Saturday. (Photo: Apichit Jinakul)

Thailand logged 12,353 new Covid-19 cases and 125 more fatalities during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Sunday morning.

There were 11,821 cases in the general population and 532 among prison inmates.

On Saturday, 14,305 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovering from the coronavirus.

Since April 1, when the third wave of Covid-19 began, Thailand has treated 1,532,775 Covid-19 patients, 1,395,481 of whom have recovered to date.

Since the pandemic started early last year, there have been 1,561,638 Covid-19 cases, with 1,423,126  complete recoveries so far.

The death toll stood at 16,174 during the third wave and 16,268 since the beginning of the pandemic.

The kingdom’s all-time 24-hour high of Covid-19 fatalities was 312 recorded on Aug 18. The highest number of cases was 23,418 on Aug 13.

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