7,793 new Covid cases, 18 more deaths

The country registered 7,793 more Covid-19 fatalities and 18 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Saturday morning.

7,793 new Covid cases, 18 more deaths
Thailand General

7,793 new Covid cases, 18 more deaths

published : 15 Jan 2022 at 08:21

writer: Online Reporters

Local residents and tourists shop at a walking street in Muang district of Phuket on Friday. (Photo: Achadtaya Chuenniran)

The country registered 7,793 more Covid-19 fatalities and 18 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Saturday morning.

This compared with the 8,158 coronavirus-related fatalities and 15 new cases reported on Friday morning.

There were 7,523 cases in the general population and 22 among prison inmates.

On Friday, 5,202 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovering from the coronavirus.

Since the pandemic started in early 2020, there have been 2,316,408 Covid-19 cases, including 2,287,545 cases since the third outbreak in April last year, with 2,217,124 complete recoveries to date.

The accumulated death toll stood at 21,916 since the beginning of the pandemic, including 21,822 since April last year.

The highest number of Covid-related fatalities in a 24-hour period was 312 recorded on Aug 13. The highest number of cases was 23,418 on Aug 18.

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