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Thailand on Thursday (September 23) reported 13,252 new COVID-19 cases, 13,829 recoveries and 131 additional deaths over the past 24 hours.
◼︎ 13,829 recoveries
◼︎ 12,778 new infections
◼︎ 478 prison / prison infections
▶︎ Total infections since April 1: 1,495,750
▶︎ Total recoveries since since April 1: 1,352,936
Thursday’s cases bring the total number of COVID-19 infections in Thailand to 1,524,613 with 15,884 deaths.
The news comes as the number of severe COVID-19 cases and those requiring ventilators has fallen in the past three weeks, but small clusters of infections have increased in upcountry provinces, as a result of social gatherings, such as funerals, parties and merit-making ceremonies.
Director of the Disease Control and Emergency Health Hazards Division Dr. Chawetsan Namwat, said Wednesday that, compared to September 1st, the number of lung infections dropped by almost 1,500 and the number of patients requiring ventilators has dropped by almost 300.
(Source: – Asean Now)