12 July 2024

Thailand recorded 119 new COVID-19 cases today, including 112 locally-acquired infections and seven cases among travelers arriving from abroad, according to the CCSA.

Of the local infections, 65 are among those under observation and treatment and 47 cases were found during proactive screening in communities. Bangkok and Samut Sakhon each recorded 38 such cases.

Samut Prakan recorded 15 new cases, Pathum Thani, 9 cases,Ayutthaya, 3 cases, Nonthaburi, 4 cases, Tak, 2 cases and 1 each in Suphan Buri and Nakhon Pathom.

Of the 7 imported cases, 2 each are from Myanmar and Russia and 1 each from India, Poland and Sweden.

Cumulative infections, since the start of second outbreak on December 15th, are 23,476, with 22,335 recoveries and 30 deaths.

Meanwhile, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said in his Facebook post that another batch of 800,000 doses of Sinovac vaccine from China arrived in Bangkok Friday night, adding that another one million doses are expected in April.

The 800,000 doses will be distributed for use among frontline medical personnel across the country and for people in high-risk areas.