Thailand records 4,662 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, including 1,692 in Bangkok

Bangkok today (Tuesday) recorded a single-day high of 1,692 COVID-19 new infections, as 4,662 new cases were reported nationwide, according to the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).

Among new clusters found are a soap factory in Lam Luk Ka district of Pathum Thani, a car tyre factory in Nakhon Chai Si district of Nakhon Pathom, a cold storage facility in Muang district of Samut Sakhon, an electrical wire plant in Pluak Daeng district of Rayong, an electronic circuit board plant in Bang Pa-in district of Ayutthaya and at a company in Khao Yoi district of Phetchaburi province.

There are only six provinces which did not record a new infection today, as more cases emerged from old clusters in Chon Buri, Ranong, Prachuap Khiri Khan and Saraburi, as well as in several southern provinces, which were linked to the cluster at a madrasa in Yala province.

Nine other provinces recorded higher infections than the rest of the country:

  • Samut Prakan 647
  • Samut Sakhon 293
  • Nonthaburi 185
  • Songkhla 182
  • Pathum Thani 180
  • Nakhon Pathom 168
  • Chon Buri 146
  • Pattani 143
  • Yala   89

Cumulative infections, since April 1st, 2021, are 225,652, including 47,481 cases undergoing treatment in general and field hospitals. Most of the patients are in the 20-39 age group. The death toll since April 1st is 1,876.

36 more deaths were recorded nationally today, aged from 41 to 93, one of them a New Zealander. Bangkok accounted for 19 deaths, 7 in Nonthaburi, 2 each in Nakhon Pathom and Chiang Rai and 1 each in Samut Sakhon, Samut Prakan, Chon Buri, Songkhla, Prachin Buri and Samut Songkhram.


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