Thai Prime Minister Prayut pleased with declining Covid-19 daily infections in Thailand, urges public to continue to keep their guard up

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Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O’Cha was satisfied with the significant decrease in daily Covid-19 infections in Thailand, government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana revealed today, May 2nd.

The spokesperson told the Associated Press that the Prime Minister saw the decrease as a good sign in controlling the domestic spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in Thailand. The infections began to steadily decline after the Songkran holiday but the Prime Minister continued to urge all departments and the public to keep their guard up and protect themselves to gradually reduce the number of new infections.

As of today, 9,331 are newly domestic cases. Of that, 9,273 are in-patients and 58 are foreign patients. The total of infections is now 2,048,380 cases (since January 1st, 2022). About 21,168 are fully recovered, accumulative 1,945,552 recoveries (since January 1, 2022), while about 129,068 patients are being treated.

A total of 84 deaths were reported today and 1,751 cases are hospitalized patients with either pneumonia or other critical health conditions, an average of 23 cases per province. The hospital bed occupancy rate is at 23.0 percent.


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National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October, 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.