Thailand discovered a total of 13,256 daily Covid-19 infections with 131 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, September 23rd.
The fatalities were 64 men and 67 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 21. Of that, 130 were Thai nationals and one was a Myanmar national. The age range was between 2 months and 104 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (64), diabetes (15), hyperlipidemia (11), obesity (5), and kidney disease (6). One of the fatalities was a bedridden patient.
Of the new cases, 10,620 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 2,143 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 478 were from prisons, and the remaining 15 were imported cases.
A number of 128,367 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 3,422 patients are in critical condition including 747 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.66 percent of cases that are critical while 21.8 percent of that is critical enough for a ventilator.
Regarding the non-prison local infections, the highest numbers of patients were reported in Bangkok with 2,456, followed by Samut Prakan with 991, Chonburi with 743, Yala with 663, Rayong with 549, and Nakhon Srithammarat with 417.
A total number of 646,519 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 240,789 people had received their first shots, 404,841 people had received their second shots, and 889 people had received their third shots.
As of today, 13,829 people fully recovered in the past 24 hours and have been released from field hospitals and quarantine centers. Thailand has now reached a total of 1,524,613 cases with 1,380,362 recoveries and a total of 15,884 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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