BANGKOK, June 23 (TNA) – Thailand logged its new high record of 51 COVID-19 fatalities within 24 hours.
The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration reported the 51 new fatalities and 3,174 new COVID-19 cases on June 22 alone.
The new cases comprised 3,138 among general people and 36 prison inmates. The total of local COVID-19 cases has reached 228,539.
The country’s third wave of the novel coronavirus has killed 1,650 people since early April. Since the pandemic started early last year, the local death toll has amounted to 1,744.
COVID-19 vaccinations in the country began on Feb 28. As of June 21, 7,906,696 doses of the vaccines were administered nationwide. Of them, 5,678,848 were for first jabs and 2,227,848 doses second jabs. (TNA)