2,747 new Covid cases, 34 more deaths

2,747 new Covid cases, 34 more deaths

Youngsters take part in a parade at the opening of the Chang Noi Games, an annual sports competition for schools under City Hall's supervision, at the Bangkok Youth Centre in Din Daeng district on Tuesday, when the country recorded 2,747 new Covid-19 cases admitted to hospitals and 34 more fatalities related to the disease. (Photo: Pornprom Satrabhaya).
Youngsters take part in a parade at the opening of the Chang Noi Games, an annual sports competition for schools under City Hall's supervision, at the Bangkok Youth Centre in Din Daeng district on Tuesday, when the country recorded 2,747 new Covid-19 cases admitted to hospitals and 34 more fatalities related to the disease. (Photo: Pornprom Satrabhaya).

There were 34 more Covid-19 fatalities and 2,747 new cases admitted to hospitals on Tuesday, the Ministry of Public Health reported on Wednesday.

This compared with 35 coronavirus-related fatalities and 1,828 cases admitted to hospitals on Monday, as reported on Tuesday.

As of midnight Tuesday, a total of 24,219 people were receiving Covid-19 treatment (up from 23,605 the previous day), including 11,878 in hospitals (up from 11,711). Of the remainder, 297 were in field hospitals/hospitel facilities (up from 288) and 12,010 in home/community isolation (up from 11,562).

Of those in hospital, 911 were seriously ill patients with lung inflammation (up from 903) and 444 dependent on ventilators (up from 440).

The 24-hour period also saw 2,099 patients discharged from hospitals after recovering.

All the 2,747 new cases admitted to hospitals over the 24 hours were in the general population.

Since the pandemic started in early 2020, there have been 4,582,168 Covid-19 cases, including 2,358,733 this year, with 4,526,691 complete recoveries to date.

The accumulated death toll stood at 31,258 since the beginning of the pandemic, including 9,560 so far this year.

Global Covid-19 cases rose by 945,105 in 24 hours to 577.32 million. The worldwide death toll went up by 1,848 to 6.41 million, and the most deaths at 1.05 million, up 301.


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