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Phuket marks 192 new COVID cases, no new deaths

Phuket marks 192 new COVID cases, no new deaths

PHUKET: The latest Phuket Provincial Public Health Office (PPHO) daily COVID situation report has marked 192 new local infections confirmed across the island yesterday (Apr 5), bringing the total number of infections recorded since Jan 1 to 47,800.

By The Phuket News

Wednesday 6 April 2022, 09:00AM

The PPHO daily report for Apr 5, marked as accurate as of 8pm last night, was posted online at 11:51pm.

The report marked seven infections among Sandbox tourist arrivals and 37 new infections among Test & Go tourists, but no new infections among other international arrivals.

The report marked no new deaths attributed to COVID-19, leaving the total number of COVID deaths reported so far this year at 94.

Officials marked 56 COVID deaths in March, 27 in February and 10 in January. Previously Phuket officials recorded six COVID deaths in December, 18 in November, 44 in October and 55 COVID deaths in September.

Meanwhile, the 192 new local infections reported brings the total number of new local infections reported on the island in the past seven days to 1,525, as follows:

  • Mar 30 - 220 new cases
  • Mar 31 - 227 new cases
  • Apr 1 - 236 new cases
  • Apr 2 - 226 new cases
  • Apr 3 - 218 new cases
  • Apr 4 - 206 new cases
  • Apr 5 - 192 new caess

The report marked three people infected with COVID-19 in other provinces before entering Phuket since Jan 1, as well as eight returning from other countries and testing positive, and zero COVID patients brought back to Phuket under the “Bring Phuket people home”.

The report also marked 6,265 Phuket Sandbox arrivals who have tested positive for the virus after landing on the island since Jan 1, and 2,295 Test & Go tourists who have tested positive since Jan 1.

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According to the report for Apr 5, there are 2,045 people under medical care or supervision, 62 fewer than the 2,107 reported yesterday.

The report also marked 298 people discharged from medical care for COVID infection yesterday ‒ but did not give a total for the number of patients released from medical care since Jan 1.

The report recorded 353 people suspected of being infected with COVID-19 after testing positive by antigen test kit (ATK), while the total number of people reported as currently being held at ‘COVID-19 Care Centers’ across the island remained unchanged at 54.

According to the report for Apr 5, there are 16 ‘Red’ patients (zero change), 140 ‘Yellow’ patients (+5) and 24 ‘Green’ patients (+4) in care.

A further 79 people who tested positive for COVID-19 were at ‘hospitels’ (-5), and 47 were designated to recover in “Community Isolation“ (-2).

The report also marked that of 1,686 hospital beds in total available (zero change), 306 were occupied (+2).

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