Daily Covid death toll rises to 21, 25 hotspots revealed

THE  Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced late this morning (May 1) that there were 1,891 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, up from 1,583 yesterday, but fatalities rose to 21 from 15 yesterday, Siam Rath newspaper said.

This takes the cumulative confirmed total to 67,044 while the death toll now stands at 224.

Most of the new batch of cases were domestic with only seven overseas arrivals being quarantined. The local cases were divided into two groups with 1,799 emerging in service systems and 85 found through proactive search in communities.

Another 1,821 patients were cured, adding up to 38,075 who have been discharged from hospital, with 28,745 still undergoing treatment. Altogether 20,775 are in various hospitals and 7,979 in field hospitals with 829 in serious condition and 270 requiring ventilators.

Meanwhile Bangkok Metropolitan Administration revealed 25 dangerous places where it is easy to catch Covid with the data updated yesterday.

The 25 locations are as follows:

  1. Talad Thai, Pathum Thani province;
  2. Lotus Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani province;
  3. Starbucks Langsuan, Pathumwan district;
  4. Ministry of Energy, Chatuchak district;
  5. Kasikorn Bank, Minburi branch, Minburi district;
  6. Photharam Market, Ratchaburi province;
  7. Hai Tong shop, Klong Toey district;
  8. HomePro Lam Luk Ka, Pathum Thani provincei;
  9. Artisan Shop, Ladprao district;
  10. Makro Sathorn, Sathorn district;
  11. Big C Ladprao, Wang Thonglang district;
  12. Torry’s Ice Cream, Phuket;
  13. Three Monkeys restaurant, Phuket ;
  14. Jae Oh Shop, Pathum Wan district;
  15. Media Market, Bang Kapi district;
  16. Lumpini Park, Pathumwan district;
  17. The Trendy office building, Wattana district;
  18. Luka Café, Bang Rak district;
  19. Virgin Active Fitness club, Siam Discovery, Pathumwan district;
  20. Chao Phraya Flea Market, Bangkok Noi district;
  21. Huai Khwang Market and 7-Eleven convenience store, Soi Prem Sombat, Din Daeng district;
  22. Top Market Place, Dusit, Dusit district;
  23. Central Ramindra, Bang Khen district;
  24. Pakkred Market, Nonthaburi province;
  25. Makro Sathorn, Sathorn district.


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