Thailand recorded 2,804 new COVID-19 cases today (Sunday), as 4 more clusters were found in Bangkok, raising total clusters to 85, according to the CCSA.
The new clusters are at JJG Intelligence Company’s construction site in Chatuchak district, Syntec Company’s construction site on Kamphaengpetch 7 Road in Huai Khwang district, Sino-Thai Engineering and Construction Company’s site in Kanna Yao district and Chomthakon Company’s construction site in Bang Na district.
The CCSA said that COVID-19 infections in Bangkok and its peripherals continue to rise daily, with no clear signs of slowing. 924 cases were recorded in Bangkok today.
Cumulative infections, since April 1st, 2021, have risen to 83,702, including 53,185 cases in Bangkok alone.
Of the new cases today, 409 are prison inmates and 61 are among arrivals from abroad. Total infections among inmates have reached 32,357 to date.
Outside Bangkok, the nine other provinces with high infection rates today are:
1. Samut Prakan, 217 cases
2. Ayutthaya, 206 cases
3. Samut Sakhon, 139 cases
4. Nonthaburi, 122 cases
5. Songkhla, 89 cases
6. Pathum Thani, 77 cases
7. Phetchaburi, 62 cases
8. Ranong, 42 cases
9. Pattani, 41 cases
24 provinces did not report a single infection today.
Cumulative infections, since early last year, are 195,909, including 154,414 recoveries and 40,046 who are still being treated in general and field hospitals. The total death toll is 1,449, including 18 today.
Since February 28th, 4,456,786 people have received their first dose of vaccine and 42,167 have received two doses. 6,081,242 doses of vaccines have been administered so far.
Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)