Covid tally climbs to 16,031 cases with 3,736 being in Bangkok

THAILAND’S daily Covid count rose again today (Sept. 9) to 16,031 cases, up from 14,176  yesterday, amid 220 deaths, down from 228 yesterday, while Bangkok continued to have the highest number of cases with the 24-hour total being 3,736 plus 44 fatalities, TV Channel 7 and said,

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said of the new batch of cases 15,400 were among the general public and 631 in prisons and detention centres.

The cumulative confirmed total since April 1 has reached 1,309,687  and from the onset of the pandemic 1,338,550.

The additional 220 fatalities raised the death toll to 13,731.

Another 15,417 patients were cured taking total recoveries since April to 1,154,355 while 143,038 are still undergoing treatment.

Meanwhile the 10 Bangkok districts with the highest infections today are Huai Khwang 238; Ratchathewi 151; Saimai 112; Rat Burana 109; Don Mueang 108; Bang Khae 100; Din Daeng 89; Thonburi 89; Bangkok Noi 87; and Chom Thong 83.

Chonburi has the second highest number of new infections today totaling 1,594 cases and 14 deaths. Samut Prakan came next with 1,197 cases and 32 deaths followed by Samut Sakhon  with 643 cases, Rayong 549, Ratchaburi 466, Narathiwat 455, Nonthaburi 433, Songkhla 374 and Saraburi 362 cases.

Nationwide overview shows that Lampang is the only white zone with no new infections today. There are seven green provinces that have less than 10 new cases; 26 yellow provinces with less than 50 new cases, 13 orange provinces recording less than a hundred cases; and 30 red provinces seeing over a hundred cases.


Top: A striking picture of downtown Bangkok. Photo:  Marco Nürnberger (CC BY 2.0)

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