BANGKOK’S cumulative Covid total has reached 431,220 cases and 6,801 fatalities in the ongoing wave that started on April 1 with there being an additional 631 cases today (Dec. 12), Siam Rath newspaper said.
A breakdown of the Covid statistics released by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) this afternoon is as follows:
– 631 cases emerged today;
– 431,220 cumulative confirmed total;
– 0 deaths today;
– Altogether 6,801 fatalities so far;
– A total of 18,469,988 doses of Covid vaccines administered to date;
Details on Covid patients quarantined at home during Aug. 2- Dec 12 are as follows:
– 124,630 cases;
– 24 new patients;
– 523 are undergoing treatment;
– Of the remaining 124,107 cases, 107,740 have recovered, 16,278 were sent for treatment while 89 died from Aug. 20 this year.
BMA also said that of the 631 cases appearing today 532 were Bangkok residents while 99 were provincial residents getting treatment in the capital with two cases being followed up.
Only one district did not report any cases today with this being Bangna while Phra Khanong only logged one patient.
The top ten districts with the most infections are as follows:
1) Bang Khae, 31 cases;
2) Bang Khun Thian, 28 cases;
3) Laksi, 28 cases;
4) Lat Phrao, 24 cases;
5) Bangbon, 23 cases;
6) Phasi Charoen, 22 cases;
7) Saimai, 20 cases;
8) Minburi, 19 cases;
9) Nong Khaem, 19 cases;
10) Bang Sue, 18 cases.
The Public Health Ministry said this morning that there were 3,787 Covid cases and 20 deaths over the past 24 hours taking the cumulative confirmed total since April 1 to 2,139,783.
Of the new batch of cases 3,782 appeared among the general public while five fell sick in prisons and detention centres.
Another 5,606 patients recovered with today’s 20 fatalities raising the death toll since April to 21,077.
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