A nurse administers the Pfizer vaccine to a youth at Bang Sue Central Station on Saturday. Vaccines are offered to people aged 12 to 18 who are not vaccinated and who do not attend regular education at the station until November 10 on a walk-in basis. (Photo: Apichit Jinakul
Thailand has registered 7,960 new cases of Covid-19 and 53 new deaths in the past 24 hours, the public health ministry said on Sunday morning.
On Saturday, 6,950 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovering from the coronavirus.
Since April 1, the date of the start of the third wave of Covid-19, Thailand has treated 1,939,136 Covid-19 patients, of which 1,822,542 have recovered to date.
Since the start of the pandemic early last year, there have been 1,967,999 cases of Covid-19, with 1,849,968 complete recoveries to date.
The death toll stood at 19,570 in the third wave and 19,664 since the start of the pandemic.
The record 24-hour Covid-19 death toll in the kingdom was 312 on August 18. The highest number of cases was 23,418 on August 13.