10,863 new Covid cases, 68 deaths

Thailand logged 10,863 new Covid-19 cases and 68 new fatalities during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Sunday morning.

10,863 new Covid cases, 68 deaths
Thailand General

10,863 new Covid cases, 68 deaths

published : 17 Oct 2021 at 08:36

writer: Online Reporters

People flock to Wat Bang Phli Klang in Bang Phli district of Samut Prakan on Saturday for the first free dose of the Sinopharm vaccine provided by the Tambon Bang Phli Yai Administration Organisation. (Photo: Somchai Poomlard)

Thailand logged 10,863 new Covid-19 cases and 68 new fatalities during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Sunday morning.

There were 10,799 cases in the general population and 64 among prison inmates.

On Saturday, 10,383 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovering from the coronavirus.

Since April 1, when the third wave of Covid-19 began, Thailand has treated 1,754,838 Covid-19 patients, 1,630,212 of whom have recovered to date.

Since the pandemic started early last year, there have been 1,783,701 Covid-19 cases, with 1,657,638 complete recoveries so far.

The death toll stood at 18,179 during the third wave and 18,273 since the beginning of the pandemic.

The kingdom’s all-time 24-hour high of Covid-19 fatalities was 312 recorded on Aug 18. The highest number of cases was 23,418 on Aug 13.

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