6,718 new Covid cases, 12 deaths Tuesday

6,718 new Covid cases, 12 deaths Tuesday

Rangsit University students attend their graduation ceremony on Sunday. The university had allowed fully vaccinated students to take their final exams if they could show a negative result from a rapid antigen test taken no more than 24 hours before entering the campus. (Photo: Varuth Hirunyatheb)
Rangsit University students attend their graduation ceremony on Sunday. The university had allowed fully vaccinated students to take their final exams if they could show a negative result from a rapid antigen test taken no more than 24 hours before entering the campus. (Photo: Varuth Hirunyatheb)

The country registered 12 more Covid-19 fatalities and 6,718 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Tuesday morning.

There were 6,566 local cases and 152 imported ones.

On Monday, 7,659 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovering from the coronavirus.

Since the pandemic started in early 2020, there have been 2,391,357 Covid-19 cases, including 167,922 cases this year, with 2,287,768 complete recoveries to date.

The death toll stood at 22,057 since the beginning of the pandemic, including 359 so far this year.

Vocabulary

  • discharge: to allow someone officially to leave somewhere, especially a prison, hospital or a court of law - ได้รับอนุญาตให้ออกจาก
  • import: to buy or bring in products from another country - นำเข้า
  • patients (noun): people who are receiving medical treatment - คนป่วย, คนไข้
  • recover (verb): to become normal and healthy again - ฟื้นฟูสภาพ, ฟื้นฟูร่างกาย
  • recovery (noun): the process of becoming normal and healthy again - การฟื้นตัว, การฟื้นฟู
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