New COVID-19 cases exceed 21,000 for sixth day in Thailand, 182 deaths - TrueID

New COVID-19 cases exceed 21,000 for sixth day in Thailand, 182 deaths

Pinoy ThaiyoAugust 16, 2021

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Thailand logged 182 more Covid-19 fatalities and 21,157 new cases over the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on Monday morning.

There were 20,499 infections in the general population and 658 among prison inmates — the sixth consecutive day the new caseload exceeded 21,000.

However, 20,984 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals on Sunday, almost matching the number of new infections.ADVERTISEMENT

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said later the 64 fatalities were reported in Bangkok and another 40 in its neighbouring provinces — Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani and Nakhon Pathom.

Bangkok reported 4,324 new transmissions and Samut Sakhon added 1,869 cases. Chon Buri and Samut Prakan logged another 1,223 and 1,147, respectively.

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