5,916 new COVID-19 infections, 44 more deaths in Thailand on Sunday
Thailand logged 5,916 new COVID-19 cases, including 1,498 cases in Bangkok (not counting prisoners) and 44 more deaths today (Sunday), according to the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
Five new clusters have been found in the past 24 hours, in a kitchenware company in Muang district of Samut Sakhon (15 cases), a printing and packaging company in Pan Thong district of Chon Buri (16 cases), a construction worker dormitory in Sai Noi district of Nonthaburi (28 cases), a garment factory in Mae Sot district of Tak (153 cases) and at a school in Khlong Thom district of Krabi (14 cases).
Cumulative infections, since April 1st, 2021, are 254,204, of whom 193,477 have recovered. The death toll for the same period is 2,132. 59,938 patients are undergoing treatment in general and field hospitals and in “hospitels”, of whom 2,147 are severe cases, including 616 cases on ventilators.
Cumulative infections since last year are 283,067 while death toll is 2,226.
10,670,897 doses of vaccines were administered in Thailand between February 28th and July 3rd.
81,032 people received their second doses and 17,573 their first doses yesterday.
Meanwhile, the Faculty of Medicine of Ramathibodi Hospital at Mahidol University, said today that its supply of Sinopharm vaccine was fully booked by 6,400 people in two and a half hours after reservations opened at 8am.
A new batch of one million doses of Sinopharm vaccine, ordered by the Chulabhorn Royal Academy, arrived in Bangkok this morning from Beijing on Thai Airways flight TG675, said Professor Dr. Nithi Mahanonda, CRA secretary-general.
He said the CRA has allocated the alternative vaccine to an additional 1,276 companies, representing 338,419 people and, so far, 7,713 companies, representing 1,117,719 people, have been allocated with the vaccine from the CRA.