147 Covid deaths, 18,901 new cases Tuesday

147 Covid deaths, 18,901 new cases Tuesday

People from the Team Dharma Thurakij group offfer a free drink in Bangkok on Monday. The herbs mixed in the drink, including fingerroot, are believed to help ward off Covid-19. (Photo: Wichan Charoenkiatpakul)
People from the Team Dharma Thurakij group offfer a free drink in Bangkok on Monday. The herbs mixed in the drink, including fingerroot, are believed to help ward off Covid-19. (Photo: Wichan Charoenkiatpakul)

There were 147 new Covid-19 fatalities and 18,901 new cases over the past 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on Tuesday morning.

There were 18,158 cases in the general population and 743 among prison inmates.

Over the past 24 hours, 18,590 Covid-19 patients recovered and left hospitals.

Since April 1, around when the third wave of Covid-19 began, there have been 623,322 Covid-19 patients, 410,405 of whom have recovered.

Since the pandemic started early last year, there have been 652,185 Covid-19 cases, 437,831 of whom recovered.

The death toll was at 5,221 in the third wave and 5,315 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
  • pandemic: a disease that affects almost everyone in a very large area - โรคที่มีการแพร่กระจายหรือระบาดไปทั่ว
  • patients (noun): people who are receiving medical treatment - คนป่วย, คนไข้
  • recovered: became fit and healthy again - ฟื้นฟูร่างกาย
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