752 new Covid inpatients, 9 more deaths

Freight barges are towed along the Chao Phraya River through Bangkok on Thursday when the country logged 752 new Covid-19 inpatients and nine more fatalities related to the disease. (Photo: Pornprom Satrabhaya)
Freight barges are towed along the Chao Phraya River through Bangkok on Thursday when the country logged 752 new Covid-19 inpatients and nine more fatalities related to the disease. (Photo: Pornprom Satrabhaya)

The country registered nine more Covid-19 fatalities and 752 new cases admitted to hospitals during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Friday morning.

This compared with the 15 coronavirus-related fatalities and 806 new cases admitted to hospitals reported on Thursday morning.

All the 752 new patients were local cases.

On Thursday, 794 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovering from the coronavirus while 8,235 others were receiving treatment (down from 8,286 the previous day).

Since the pandemic started in early 2020, there have been 4,677,090 Covid-19 cases, including 2,453,655 this year, with 4,636,163 complete recoveries to date.

The accumulated death toll stood at 32,692 since the beginning of the pandemic, including 10,994 so far this year.