14,260 new COVID-19 infections, 119 more deaths in Thailand on Saturday

COVID-19 testing Bangkok

New COVID-19 infections in the past 24 hours (Saturday) dropped slightly to 14,260, from yesterday’s 14,575, while the death toll increased to 119, from 114 on Friday, according to CCSA.

Cumulative infections, since April 1st 2021, have soared to 453,104, of which 300,363 have recovered.  The total death toll is 3,836 in the same period. 150,248 are still being treated in hospitals, including 86,045 in general hospitals and 64,203 in field hospitals. 4,099 are severe cases, including 939 who are on ventilators.

Of the 119 deaths today, 66 are men and 53 women. Bangkok had the highest death toll at 61. There were 7COVID-19 related deaths in Samut Sakhon, 6 in Nakhon Pathom, 5 in Narathiwat,3 each in Chon Buri, Nakhon Nayok, Ayutthaya and Ratchaburi,2 each in Nakhon Sawan and Chaiyaphum and 1 each in Samut Prakan, Yala, Songkhla, Satun, Chumpon, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Samut Songkhram, Sing Buri, Phichit, Sukhothai, Loei, Roi-et, Nakhon Phanom, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nong Bua Lamphu and Ubon Ratchathani.

The death toll today includes two Myanmar people, aBangladeshi, an Indonesian and a Japanese.

Of the new infections reported today, 13,605 were locally-acquired and 655 are in prisons.

Cumulative infections, since early last year, are 481,967, putting Thailand 47th on the world ranking of total infections.

Bangkok today logged 2,745 new cases, followed by 1,054 cases in Samut Sakhon, 903 in Samut Prakan, 663 in Nonthaburi, 662 in Chon Buri, 385 in Chachoengsao, 294 in Kanchanaburi, 285 in Pathum Thani and 224 in Ubon Ratchathani.

New clusters found in the past 24 hours are at:

-A frozen food factory and a ready-to-eat fruit and vegetable company in Samut Sakhon

A construction worker dormitory and a shoe factory in Samut Prakan

-A frozen food factory in Tha Maka district of Kanchanaburi

-A primary school in Kong Ra district of Phatthalung

-A para wood factory in Chanthaburi province


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