11 July 2024

No death from COVID-19 infection has been reported in Bangkok or the southern provinces for the second consecutive day, as the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported 28 more deaths elsewhere and 2,501 confirmed COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours.

The 28 deaths included 3 cases each in Udon Thani, Nakhon Phanom and Nakhon Sawan, 2 cases each in Samut Prakan, Ubon Ratchathani, Chaiyaphum, Lampang and Chachoengsao and 1 case each in Nonthaburi, Loei, Maha Sarakham, Roi-et, Nong Khai, Sakhon Nakhon, Rayong, Lop Buri and Suphan Buri.

Northern provinces registered 15 deaths. The victims were aged from 34 to 97, with 93% of them elderly people and with underlying diseases.

According to the CCSA, 639 patients are still in serious conditions and 312 are on ventilators.

By June 10th, 138,522,268 doses of vaccines have been administered in Thailand and, of these, 56,837,694 are first jabs, accounting for 81.7% of all vaccinations. 52,884,045 people have received second jabs and 28,800,529 have received third doses.

45.2% of people over 60 have received three vaccine doses. 3.08 million children, aged from 5 to 11, have received their first shots, accounting for 59.8% of this age group, and 36.1% of them have received their second jabs.

Although there has not been a fatality in Bangkok for two days running, the city still recorded the highest new infection rate, with 1,574 cases in the past 24 hours. 130 cases were in Chiang Rai, 97 in Samut Prakan, 45 in Ubon Ratchathani, 43 in Buri Ram, 34 each in Chiang Mai and Sing Buri, 31 in Pathum Thani, 30 in Uthai Thani and 27 cases in Nakhon Sawan.