Thailand records 100 new COVID-19 cases and another fatality on Friday
Thailand recorded 100 new COVID-19 cases, 73 new recoveries and one more death today, according to the CCSA.
The 90th fatality was a 53-year old diabetic female office worker in Samut Sakhon, who had a lung infection and heart problems. She was admitted for treatment to a hospital in Bangkok on February 2nd and was on respirator for about a week. She died on March 18th from a blood infection.
Of the 100 new cases today, 96 are locally-acquired infections and four imported cases.
Of the locally-acquired infections, 55 are among 450 under observation and treatment in hospitals. These include 29 cases in Samut Sakhon, 8 each in Bangkok and Phetchaburi, 4 in Samut Prakan, 2 each in Pathum Thani and Narathiwat and 1 each in Suphan Buri and Mukdahan.
There were 41 cases found during proactive screening. These include 14 cases in Bangkok, 18 in Samut Sakhon, 3 in Pathum Thani, 2 each in Phetchaburi and Ayutthaya and 1 each in Nakhon Pathom and Nonthaburi.
Cumulative infections, since early last year, are 27,594, with 26,450 recoveries and 90 deaths. 1,054 others are still being treated in hospitals.
Cumulative infections since December 15th, the start of the second wave of infections, are 23,357, with a death toll of 30.