New COVID-19 infections hit another new high in Thailand on Saturday
Daily new COVID-19 infections in Thailand have reached another new high of 25,615 cases in the 24 hours to 7.30am today (Saturday), an increase of 683 over yesterday, and 40 more deaths were reported, according to the COVID-19 Information Centre.
The case numbers represent only infections confirmed by RT-PCR testing. No information about positive results from ATK tests was made available.
Daily new infections in the past 24 hours include 25,449 locally-acquired cases and 166 cases among overseas arrivals. Infections this year, up to Friday, are 621,462 and the death toll is 1,160.
14,641 people have recovered in the past 24 hours.
Cumulative infections in Thailand, since the first case was reported on the 13th January 2020, are 2,869,829 and the death toll is 22,849.