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Thailand on Monday (September 20) reported 12,709 new COVID-19 cases, 11,125 recoveries and 106 additional deaths over the past 24 hours.
◼︎ 11,125 recoveries
◼︎ 11,851 new infections
◼︎ 858 prison / prison infections
▶︎ Total infections since April 1: 1,460,323
▶︎ Total recoveries since since April 1: 1,313,718
Monday’s cases bring the total number of COVID-19 infections in Thailand to 1,489,186 with 15,469 deaths.
The news comes as Thailand’s Chulabhorn Royal Academy (CRA) has announced an official agreement with ZP Therapeutics, a division of Zuellig Pharma, over the supply and distribution of 8 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Thailand.
CRA Secretary-General Dr. Nithi Mahanonda said the academy aims to use the vaccines as prime and booster vaccinations. A proportion of the vaccines will be allocated to people from vulnerable and underprivileged groups after approval.
(Source: – Asean Now)