15 new Covid deaths, 2,012 new cases Wednesday
28 Apr 2021 at 14:02
A health worker collects a nasal swab for testing from a man in Klong Toey district, Bangkok, on Tuesday, when there were another 15 deaths related to Covid-19. (Photo: Wichan Charoenkiatpakul)
The government on Wednesday reported 15 new deaths related to Covid-19, raising the toll to 178, and 2,012 new infections for a total of 61,699 cases.
The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said the 15 new deaths were 11 men and four women, aged 35-88. Nine of them were in Bangkok, two each in Chiang Mai and Samut Prakan provinces and one each in Chon Buri and Ranong.
Ten deaths were from
with infected family members, two from
, one had visited an entertainment place, another was close to a previously infected
and another had an infected close friend at a fitness club, the CCSA said.
Nine cases had died in 7-15 days after their infection had been confirmed, two died before knowing the results of their Covid-19 tests, and two died on the same day the results were known.
Bangkok logged 830 new cases, Samut Prakan 161, Chon Buri 108, Nonthaburi 71, Samut Sakhon 59 and Pathum Thani 57.
were being asked to move to
or hospitels (hotels that accept Covid patients for recovery), so hospitals could reserve beds for very ill people.
The 11 imported cases over the past 24 hours were quarantined arrivals.
: people who work in the same organisation, department or field as you do - เพื่อนร่วมงาน
: a situation in which people or things touch each other or come very close to each other - การสัมผัส
field hospital (noun)
: a temporary hospital, e.g. near a battlefield, a natural disaster, etc. -
: not strong - เบา, ไม่หนัก, ไม่รุนแรง
: someone who lives near you, - เพื่อนบ้าน
pre-existing condition (noun)
: a physical or mental condition that had begun at an earlier time - สภาพที่เป็นอยู่ก่อน
: signs that someone has an illness - อาการ
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