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Wednesday Covid-19 update: 6,519 new cases, 54 deaths


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Today, Thailand records another bleak milestone in its ongoing battle against the Covid-19 pandemic. The 6,519 new cases reported today are the highest number of infections since May 17, when over 9,000 cases were reported. The big difference is that the vast majority of those were in Thai prisons. Just 55 of today’s new cases are in prisons. In addition, another 54 Covid-related deaths have been reported. Since the beginning of the month, the number of new cases has consistently remained well above 5,000, with today’s 6,519 being the highest so far for July. Below is the breakdown since the […]

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Does anyone know where to find the data on the ages and underlying issues of the people who have passed away from covid in Thailand? 


I think it is very important that we see the data and compare it to the average life expectancy in the country. 


That will help people understand exactly what is happening and perhaps reduce the rabid fear mongering. 

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I can't help with all of Thailand but for Chiang Mai Province a facebook group reports case history almost daily.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/ChiangMaiNewsinEnglish/

5th July:-


  • 844 tested, 15 found positive or 1.78%
  • CM 4276: female, aged one, expose to CM4256.
  • CM 4277, 4278, 4279, 4280 are all the same family. The father sold coffee outside of San Sai Hospital and according to the text, the source has not been found. 22 high risk-exposures, six in the community 16 and at a child development center. A lot are pending results.
  • CM 4281, 4282, 4283 are all males, with CM 4284 and CM 4292 are furniture technicians who came into exposure with 4281 who had been in Pathum Thani.
  • CM 4282: 62, female Doi Saket The mother of the case yesterday that had been in Bangkok for LASIK
  • CM 4285 and 4286: female and male from Hang Dong who are cargo drivers. Delivered goods down south, traveled back, and tested positive on return
  • CM 4287: male 25 from Mueang, per the text "traveled to the police hospital with his mother." Linked to CM 4270, a case yesterday.
  • CM 4288: male, 59 from San Kamphaeng. Working for a bus company and was in and out of Bangkok. Returned July 3 from Bangkok
  • CM 4289 , 4290, 4291 are the Mayanar folks tied to the two cases yesterday.

We have very few deaths in the Province although each one is also reported here.

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