87 Covid deaths, 9,317 new cases Wednesday

Health authorities on Wednesday said 87 more Covid-19 deaths and 9,317 new transmissions around Thailand were logged on Tuesday.

87 Covid deaths, 9,317 new cases Wednesday
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87 Covid deaths, 9,317 new cases Wednesday

published : 14 Jul 2021 at 09:18

writer: Gary Boyle

ORIGINAL SOURCE/WRITER: Online Reporters

A new field hospital is under construction near Mongkutwattana Hospital on Changwattana Road in Lak Si district on Tuesday. (Photo: Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)

Health authorities on Wednesday said 87 more Covid-19 deaths and 9,317 new transmissions around Thailand were logged on Tuesday.

This brings the accumulated toll to 2,934 deaths and the number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 363,029.

They said 9,188 of the new infections were in the general population and 129 in prisons .

Vocabulary

  • accumulate : to get more and more of something over a period of time - เก็บสะสม, สะสม, สั่งสมมานาน
  • authority (noun) : a person or government agency who has the power to make decisions or enforce the law - เจ้าหน้าที่ผู้มีอำนาจ
  • pandemic : a disease that affects almost everyone in a very large area - โรคที่มีการแพร่กระจายหรือระบาดไปทั่ว
  • prison : a place where criminals are put to stay for a period of time as punishment for a crime - คุก, ,เรือนจำ
  • toll : the number of deaths and injuries caused by a disaster, accident, disease, etc. - การสูญเสีย
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