A bus is seen packed with holidaymakers at the Mor Chit bus terminal on Thursday. Transport Company plans to serve 20,000 passengers during the long weekend starting on Thursday with 1,500 trips upcountry. (Photo: Arnun Chonmahatrakool)
There were 9,810 new Covid-19 cases and 66 more fatalities recorded during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Friday morning.
The number of new cases rose from the 9,727 announced on Thursday, when the country recorded 73 more deaths.
On Thursday, 10,513 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovering from the coronavirus.
Since April 1, when the third wave of Covid-19 began, Thailand has treated 1,802,526 Covid-19 patients, 1,683,021 of whom have recovered to date.
Since the pandemic started early last year, there have been 1,831,389 Covid-19 cases, with 1,710,447 complete recoveries so far.
The death toll stood at 18,531 during the third wave and 18,625 since the beginning of the pandemic.Internet Explorer Channel Network