Record 13,002 new Covid cases

Record 13,002 new Covid cases

A city inspector surveys the Chao Phraya Commercial Technological College in Bangkok's Ratchathewi district on Tuesday. The college has been turned into a community isolation centre for Covid-19 patients. (Photo: Pornprom Satrabhaya)
A city inspector surveys the Chao Phraya Commercial Technological College in Bangkok's Ratchathewi district on Tuesday. The college has been turned into a community isolation centre for Covid-19 patients. (Photo: Pornprom Satrabhaya)

A record 13,002 new Covid-19 cases and 108 fatalities were recorded over the past 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported Wednesday morning.

Of new cases, 11,953 were in the general population and 1,049 among prison inmates.

Over the past 24 hours, 8,248 Covid-19 patients were diagnosed recovered and discharged from hospitals.

Since April 1, around when the third wave of Covid-19 began, there have been 410,614 Covid-19 patients, 277,030 of whom have recovered.

Since the pandemic started early last year, there have been 439,477 Covid-19 cases, 304,456 of whom recovered.

The death toll was at 3,516 in the third wave and 3,610 from the beginning of the pandemic early last year.

The previous daily high for Covid-19 cases was 11,784 recorded two days ago on Monday, when the country also logged 81 additional fatalities

Vocabulary

  • diagnose: to find out what physical or mental problem someone has by examining them - วินิจฉัย,ตรวจโรค
  • discharge: to allow someone officially to leave somewhere, especially a hospital or a court of law - ได้รับอนุญาตให้ออกจาก
  • fatality: death -
  • general population (noun): the people who live in an area, region or country - ประชาชน, สาธารณชน, มหาชน
  • inmate: someone who is kept in a prison, mental hospital or other institution - ผู้ถูกกักกัน, ผู้ถูกกักบริเวณในเรือนจำหรือโรงพยาบาล
  • log: to put information in an official record or write a record of events - ลงบันทึก
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