OF a national Covid tally of 24,635 cases and 81 deaths today (Mar. 28) 3,248 cases and nine deaths were logged in Bangkok where nine districts were hard hit, TV Channel 7 said.
Where the capital’s total is concerned, 2,795 were residents while 453 came from other provinces for treatment with the status of 164 patients still being determined.
Altogether 2,725 patients have been quarantined at home, taking the total to 205,927, while 149 have been placed in community quarantine, with this total now reaching 32,801.
Today’s nine fatalities in Bangkok raised the death toll in the current wave to 477, with the cumulative confirmed total having reached 184,810.
Of the ten worst-hit districts nine logged over a hundred new patients with details as follows: Bang Bon 222; Bang Khae 160; Bang Khun Thian 157; Nong Khaem 145; Bang Khen 142; Saphan Sung 140; Lak Si 127; Bang Sue 103; Bang Phlat 102; Ratchathewi 82; while Pom Prap Sattru Phai district only reported three cases.
Of the national tally of 24,635 cases today 24,601 were domestic while 34 foreign arrivals tested positive.
In addition there were 14,200 people who tested positive via ATK with infection still being confirmed but this total was not added to the daily count.
The cumulative confirmed total since Jan. 1 has now risen to 1,330,285.
Another 25,753 patients have been cured but 250,737 are still undergoing treatment with 1,718 suffering from pneumonia.
During the past seven days there were over 20,000 cases everyday with the highest total being on Mar. 24 reaching 27,000.
This shows that the coronavirus situation is currently staying stable with no downward trend emerging yet.
The death toll chart shows that there were over 80 deaths per day during this seven-day period but there was a dip for two days, on Mar. 25-26, however then it rose again.
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