4,203 new Covid cases, 49 deaths Thursday

4,203 new Covid cases, 49 deaths Thursday

A worker sprays disinfectant on an inter-provincial bus to control Covid-19 at the Bangkok Bus Terminal in Chatuchak district, Bangkok, on Wednesday. (Photo: Arnun Chonmahatrakool)
A worker sprays disinfectant on an inter-provincial bus to control Covid-19 at the Bangkok Bus Terminal in Chatuchak district, Bangkok, on Wednesday. (Photo: Arnun Chonmahatrakool)

Thailand logged 49 more Covid-19 fatalities and 4,203 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Thursday morning.

On Wednesday, 7,939 Covid-19 patients left hospitals after recovering from the coronavirus.

Since the pandemic started early last year, there have been 2,156,587 Covid-19 cases, with 2,075,088 complete recoveries so far.

The vast majority of the Covid cases and deaths have occurred since April 1, around when the third wave of Covid-19 began.

The death toll stood at 21,084 since the beginning of the pandemic.

The kingdom's all-time 24-hour high of Covid-19 fatalities was the 312 recorded on Aug 13. The highest number of cases was the 23,418 on Aug 13.

Vocabulary

  • fatality: a death caused by an illness, accident, crime or war - การเสียชีวิต
  • pandemic: a disease that affects almost everyone in a very large area - โรคที่มีการแพร่กระจายหรือระบาดไปทั่ว
  • patients (noun): people who are receiving medical treatment - คนป่วย, คนไข้
  • recover (verb): to become normal and healthy again - ฟื้นฟูสภาพ, ฟื้นฟูร่างกาย
  • vast majority: much more than half -
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