17 Covid fatalities, 3,355 new cases

17 Covid fatalities, 3,355 new cases

A woman takes a selfie while being inoculated with Covid-19 vaccine at Bang Sue Grand Station in Chatuchak district, Bangkok, on June 7, 2021. (Photo by Arnun Mahachontrakool)
A woman takes a selfie while being inoculated with Covid-19 vaccine at Bang Sue Grand Station in Chatuchak district, Bangkok, on June 7, 2021. (Photo by Arnun Mahachontrakool)

The country's health authorities logged 17 additional Covid fatalities and 3,355 new cases on Monday.

Thai health authorities on Monday reported 17 new Covid-19 fatalities, bringing the accumulated death toll to 1,466, while another 3,355 new transmissions increased the total number of cases since start of the pandemic to 199,264.

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said 2,571 of the new infections were in the general population and 784 in prisons.

Vocabulary

  • accumulate: to get more and more of something over a period of time - เก็บสะสม, สะสม, สั่งสมมานาน
  • authority (noun): a person or group with special knowledge or expertise - ผู้เชี่ยวชาญเฉพาะทาง
  • fatality: death -
  • general population (noun): the people who live in an area, region or country - ประชาชน, สาธารณชน, มหาชน
  • transmission: the spread of a disease from one person or animal to another - การแพร่เชื้อ
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