Thailand discovered a total of 10,064 daily Covid-19 infections with 82 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today, October 13th.
The fatalities were 42 men and 40 women with the most numbers recorded in Bangkok with 14. 76 of them were Thai nationals, three were Myanmar nationals, and one of each was a Cambodian, Russian, and Belgian national. The age range was between 17 and 92 years old.
Most of them were reported with underlying health conditions, including hypertension (59), diabetes (32), hyperlipidemia (21), obesity (23), and kidney disease (15). Two of the fatalities were bedridden patients.
Of the new cases, 9,156 were found in hospitals and medical services (which includes contact tracing cases), 781 were from a proactive approach at previously reported clusters, 118 were from prisons, and the remaining 9 were imported cases.
A number of 107,168 patients are still under treatment/isolation/medical care. Of that, 2,941 patients are in critical condition including 669 on ventilators. This is roughly 2.74 percent of cases that are critical while 22.7 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 1,142, followed by Yala with 650, Songkhla with 475, Samut Prakan with 543, Chonburi with 442, and Pattani with 423.
A total number of 962,558 people nationwide have received Covid-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours. Of that, 433,814 people had received their first shots, 486,189 people had received their second shots, and 42,555 people had received their third shots. This is roughly 49.2% of the total Thai population who have had their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, 33.0% who have had a second shot and are fully vaccinated, and 2.5% have had a third booster shot.
As of today, 10,988 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 1,740,428 cases with 1,615,343 recoveries and a total of 17,917 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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