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Wednesday Covid Update: 5,857 new cases; provincial totals

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55 coronavirus-related deaths were reported by the CCSA today, raising the pandemic’s death toll in Thailand to 20,544 with 20,450 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 5,857 new Covid-19 cases and 7,318 recoveries. There are now 81,577 people in Thailand being treated for Covid-19.

Out of the new cases recorded today, 228 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 2,081,992 confirmed Covid-19 cases. The latest wave has accounted for 2,053,129 of those infections.

Vaccination update

In the Thai government’s mass vaccination drive, which was launched on February 28, a total of 89,894,183 doses have been administered, according to the CCSA. Yesterday, 197,148 people received their first dose of the vaccine, 320,501 received their second dose, and 39,743 people received a third shot to boost their immunity against the coronavirus.

New Covid-19 cases in each province…

* 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.

Wednesday Covid Update: 5,857 new cases; provincial totals | News by Thaiger

Wednesday Covid Update: 5,857 new cases; provincial totals | News by ThaigerWednesday Covid Update: 5,857 new cases; provincial totals | News by ThaigerWednesday Covid Update: 5,857 new cases; provincial totals | News by Thaiger

 

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