178 Covid deaths, 17,970 new cases Monday

178 Covid deaths, 17,970 new cases Monday

Monks, nuns and all temple staff wait coronavirus jabs at a vaccination centre at the SCG headquarters in Bang Sue on Sunday. (Photo: Apichart Jinakul)
Monks, nuns and all temple staff wait coronavirus jabs at a vaccination centre at the SCG headquarters in Bang Sue on Sunday. (Photo: Apichart Jinakul)

The country had 178 new Covid-19 fatalities and 17,970 new cases over the past 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on Monday morning.

There were 17,795 cases in the general population and 175 among prison inmates.

Since April 1, when the third wave of Covid-19 began, there have been 604,421 Covid-19 patients, 391,815 of whom have recovered.

Since the pandemic started early last year, there have been 633,284 Covid-19 cases, 419,241 of whom recovered.

The death toll was at 5,077 in the third wave and 5,168 from the beginning of the pandemic early last year.

Vocabulary

  • inmate: someone who is kept in a prison, mental hospital or other institution - ผู้ถูกกักกัน, ผู้ถูกกักบริเวณในเรือนจำหรือโรงพยาบาล
  • patients (noun): people who are receiving medical treatment - คนป่วย, คนไข้
  • recovered: became fit and healthy again - ฟื้นฟูร่างกาย
  • wave: an activity or situation which is happening again or is being repeated after a pause -
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