Delta variant now 95.4% of Bangkok’s new cases, spreads to almost all provinces

Queue for free food handout for those in need during the COVID-19 lockdown

Queue for free food handout for those in need during the COVID-19 lockdown. Photo: Per Meistrup. CC BY-SA 4.0.




The Delta variant now accounts for 95.4% of new COVID-19 infections in Bangkok and has spread to 76 out of Thailand’s 77 provinces, said Director-General of Medical Sciences Department Dr. Supakit Sirilak today (Tuesday).

He cited random tests on 1,632 new COVID-19 cases across the country, which show that 91.9% of them, or 1,499 cases, are of the Delta variant, which was first identified in India, and has now become the dominant strain in many parts of the world.

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By Thai PBS World



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