Thailand records 4,059 new COVID-19 cases and 35 more deaths on Tuesday
Thailand’s COVID-19 caseload surged by 4,059 cases today (Tuesday), with 35 more deaths. New clusters have been found in nine provinces, including three in Bangkok, according to the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
CCSA Spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin said today that the new clusters in Bangkok have raised the total under close watch to 94.
They are at a nursing home for the elderly in Bang Khen district, a shop producing Chinese steamed dumplings in Thon Buri district and at construction worker housing in Bangkok Yai district.
The other clusters include one at a shoe factory in Bang Phli district of Samut Prakan, where 326 people are infected, a food processing plant in Muang district, where 7 workers are infected and at a seafood cannery in Sathing Phra district of Songkhla, where 262 workers are infected.
Clusters have also been identified at a pork processing plant in Muang district of Nakhon Pathom, where 72 workers are infected, a construction worker housing facility in Muang district of Rayong, where 51 workers are infected and at a rescue radio centre in Ayutthaya, where 14 people are infected.
Cumulative infections, since April 1st, 2021, have increased to 196,502, including 35,836 who are still undergoing treatment in general and field hospitals.
Of the 35 new deaths today, 25 are men and the rest women. 15 of them were in Bangkok, 6 in Samut Sakhon, 5 in Samut Prakan, 2 in Chachoengsao and 1 each in Chon Buri, Nonthaburi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Ayutthaya, Phuket, Suphan Buri and Udon Thani.