33 coronavirus-related deaths were reported by the CCSA today, raising the pandemic’s death toll in Thailand to 20,847 with 20,753 of those fatalities during the latest wave, which was first recorded on April 1.
In the 24-hour period since the last count, the CCSA recorded 4,971 new Covid-19 cases and 5,402 recoveries. There are now 73,726 people in Thailand being treated for Covid-19.
Out of the new cases recorded today, 198 were found in correctional facilities. More than 80,000 inmates at Thailand’s overcrowded prisons and detention centres have tested positive for Covid-19 over the past several months.
Since the start of the pandemic last year, the CCSA has recorded 2,125,729 confirmed Covid-19 cases. The latest wave has accounted for 2,003,730 of those infections.
In the Thai government’s mass vaccination drive, which was launched on February 28, a total of 93,753,156 doses have been administered, according to the CCSA. Yesterday, 218,111 people received their first dose of the vaccine, 247,226 received their second dose, and 56,356 people received a third shot to boost their immunity against the coronavirus.
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* Numbers are reported by the CCSA and are based on positive PCR Covid-19 test results. Provincial health departments may have a more recent update if new infections were found after the daily case count was filed with the CCSA.
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