BANGKOK, Sept 13 (TNA) – The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration reported 12,583 new COVID-19 cases and 132 new fatalities, showing a steady decline in new COVID-19 cases.
CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin said the 12,583 new cases over the past 24 hours included 163 prison inmates and 11 imported cases. During the same period, 16,304 patients recovered fully.
The total cases stood at 1,394,756. Health workers were treating 132,113 COVID-19 patients at hospitals. They included 4,096 seriously ill patients, 835 of whom were dependent on ventilators. There were 132 new fatalities for a death toll of 14,485.
Bangkok logged the most new cases at 3,329, followed by 650 in Chon Buri, 647 in Rayong, 468 in Nonthaburi and 443 in Samut Prakan.
Eight districts of Bangkok recorded more than 100 new COVID-19 cases each. Local people were urged to seriously protect themselves from infection. (TNA)