Thailand’s COVID-19 fatalities rose by 21 on Saturday with 1,891 new infections
The daily COVID-19 death toll jumped to new high of 21 today (Saturday), while new infections increased to 1,891, compared to 1,583 on Friday, according to the CCSA.
Cumulative infections, since early last year, are 67,044 and cumulative fatalities are 224, including 130 deaths last monthalone.
CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin told the media today that, of today’s fatalities, Bangkok accounted for 10, with 2 each in Chon Buri and Samut Prakan and 1 each in Ubon Ratchathani, Kalasin, Chiang Mai, Pathum Thani and Phetchaburi. The dead include 9 men and 12 women, aged between 39 and 90, most of whom had comorbidities.
28,745 people are still being treated in hospitals, including 829 severe cases, of whom 270 are on ventilators.
The top ten provinces, in terms of total infections since April 1st, 2021 are:
Bangkok 12,744 cases
Chiang Mai 3,563 cases
Chon Buri 2,520 cases
Samut Prakan 1,861 cases
Nonthaburi 1,588 cases
Prachuab Khiri Khan 1,083 cases
Samut Sakhon 962 cases
Pathum Thani 841 cases
Surat Thani 705 cases
Songkhla 656 cases