Yesterday Thailand counted 27 deaths and 2,044 new Covid19 infected people
The Ministry of Health yesterday reported a (too) high number of Covid deaths, 27 people fell prey to this assassin and 2044 new infections had to be recorded.
Of the fatalities, 18 were in Bangkok, two in Samut Prakan and Nonthaburi, and one in Chaiyaphum, Chachoengsao, Ranong, Rayong and Pathum Thani.
The ages of those who succumbed to the virus ranged from 30 to 90 years old, and most had chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and other complications.
In Bangkok alone, there were 869 new cases (compared to 739 the previous day), followed by 201 in Nonthaburi, 165 in Samut Prakan, 89 in Chonburi, 69 in Samut Sakhon, 60 in Surat Thani, 39 in Pathum Thani, 33 in Chiang Mai, 32 in Ayutthaya and 29 each in Nakhon Pathom and Ranong.
The number of deaths since the outbreak of the pandemic more than a year ago has risen to 363 and that of those infected to 78,855.
In the third wave of Covid-19, which began early last month, there were 49,992 cases and 21,746 patients have already recovered.
Of the 89 new cases in Chonburi Province, 38 were in Banglamung District with the city of Pattaya, followed by Chonburi City with 18, Sri Racha with 17, Pan Thong with 7, Sattahip and Ban Bueng with 2 each, and Phanat Nikhom and Ko Chan with 1. Three patients live in other provinces.
So far, since the third wave of the virus began in early April, Chonburi has reported 3,130 infections and seven deaths.
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