1,833 new Covid cases, 19 deaths announced Tuesday

1,833 new Covid cases, 19 deaths announced Tuesday

Passenger numbers at Suvarnabhumi airport in Samut Prakan province have increased since the government relaxed Covid-19 control measures early this month. (Photo: Arnun Chonmahatrakool)
Passenger numbers at Suvarnabhumi airport in Samut Prakan province have increased since the government relaxed Covid-19 control measures early this month. (Photo: Arnun Chonmahatrakool)

The country registered 19 more Covid-19 fatalities and 1,833 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced on Tuesday morning.

This compared with the 15 coronavirus-related fatalities and 1,801 new cases reported on Monday morning.

An additional 2,006 positive results from antigen tests were compiled over the previous 24 hours. This would raise the total to 3,839.

As of Monday, a total of 21,445 people were receiving Covid-19 treatment (down from 21,786 on the previous day), including 11,762 in hospitals (down from 12,035). Among the remainder 2,017 were in field hospitals/hospitel facilities (up from 1,953) and 7,489 in home/community isolation (down from 7,617).

Of those in hospital, 656 were seriously ill patients with lung inflammation (down from 661) and 329 dependent on ventilators (unchanged).

The 24-hour period also saw 2,155 patients discharged from hospitals after recovering.

Only one of the new cases was an arrival from abroad. The other 1,832 infections were transmitted inside Thai borders - 1,830 in the general population and two among prison inmates.

(Screenshot from https://epidemic-stats.com/coronavirus/thailand)

According to the CCSA, the 19 people who died were aged from 15 to 94 years.

Bangkok logged one new death and there was not a new fatality in its adjacent provinces.

Other central plains provinces further from the capital had seven new deaths - two in Rayong and one each in Chanthaburi, Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Suphan Buri and Phetchaburi.

The North reported two deaths in Kamphaeng Phet and Phitsanulok.

The Northeast saw seven new fatalities - two each in Nakhon Ratchasima, Yasothon and Chaiyaphum and one in Khon Kaen.

The South had two new deaths in Nakhon Si Thammarat and Chumphon.

Since the pandemic started in early 2020, there have been 4,488,497 Covid-19 cases, including 2,265,062 this year, with 4,436,684 complete recoveries to date.

The accumulated death toll stood at 30,368 since the beginning of the pandemic, including 8,670 so far this year.

Global Covid-19 cases rose by 336,522 in 24 hours to 541.03 million. The worldwide death toll went up by 724 to 6.33 million.

The United States had the most cases at 87.42 million, up 49,422, and the most deaths at 1.04 million, up 117.

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