Thailand registered 68 more Covid-19 fatalities and 24,592 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Saturday morning.
Saturday’s figures did not include 20,385 positive results from antigen tests over the past 24 hours. If they were included, daily infections would total 44,977.
This compared with the 63 coronavirus-related fatalities and 24,792 new cases reported on Friday morning.
There were 24,389 new cases in the general population, 151 among prison inmates and 52 imported ones.
On Friday, 21,371 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovering from the coronavirus.
Since the pandemic started in early 2020, there have been 3,161,241 Covid-19 cases, including 937,806 this year, with 2,911,447 complete recoveries to date.
The death toll stood at 23,643 since the beginning of the pandemic, including 1,945 so far this year.