The current situation of COVID-19 Lt. Gen. Dr. Anutt Jittinan, former president of the Royal College of Physicians A private Facebook post reveals that “Now looking at the situation, new COVID-19 patients treated in hospitals have been continuously increasing for 3 weeks, making the number of weekly patients that used to be the lowest, more than 2 thousand people, more than doubled to almost 5 thousand on average. 700 people per day. If you roughly think that now about 2% of infected people have to be admitted to the hospital, it means that there are about 35,000 people per day, but if compared to the peak in March when patients were admitted The hospital has almost 200,000 people per week, which is still considerably less.
pneumonia patients And use of ventilators increased about 1.5 times from the lowest ever. Doesn’t increase as quickly as the number of cases increases If compared to the highest ever in April Now the number of patients in severe condition is about 1 in 3 of the highest ever. But it resulted in 74 deaths per week, showing that there were 10 deaths in the main.
Now, most of the severe and fatal patients are group 608 and are not vaccinated or not receiving a booster. or have received a stimulant for a long time Vaccination may not protect against infection from newer strains, but it can still reduce severity and death. People receiving the COVID-19 vaccine The last dose has been more than 4-6 months, the immunity will start to be very low. Therefore, more vaccines should be received.
precaution by washing hands frequently, avoiding the community especially in poorly ventilated areas Correct wearing of masks Including maintaining health by getting enough rest exercise regularly eat healthy food
If you have a fever, sore throat, cough, runny nose, you must first think that it might be COVID-19. You need to self-isolate and check your ATK. Even with a single tick, isolate first and repeat the ATK. If it doesn’t disappear in 2-3 days, the economy and society still have to move forward. Activities must continue. But prevention and self-care still need to be done as well. in order not to cause the epidemic to become more severe until it affects the healthcare system