Bangkok, July 26 – The Department of Corrections reported the daily situation of COVID-19, with no new prison cases spreading for the third day, while 1,041 new inmates were found infected.
Monday, July 26, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Mr. Ayut Sinthapphan, Director-General of the Department of Corrections Reveal the situation of the epidemic of COVID-19 In prisons and correctional institutions (as of July 25, 2021 at 4 p.m.), 1,041 new cases were found (1,010 were found in red prisons and 31 were found in quarantine rooms for newly admitted inmates). 37,069 people have been cured, or 82.8% of the 44,783 cumulative cases, and no deaths were reported today.
Mr Ayut said the number of new cases still came from two parts: 1. Detection during isolation of new inmates. according to measures to prevent infection from outside; and 2. proactive examination in prisons that have spread to speed up the search for infected people to be treated asap according to measures to control the epidemic in prisons Therefore, there may be a slight increase in the number of new infections during this period. This will be beneficial to control the outbreak. Reduce the rate of critically ill patients and ultimately reduce mortality. Currently, there are 7,283 infected inmates in the custody of the Department of Corrections, divided into 86.7% green, 13% yellow and 0.3% red, and the cumulative death rate is 49, accounting for 0.1% of the cases. collect all
The prison epidemic status remained unchanged for the third consecutive day: 112 white prisons where the epidemic was found, 22 in the red prison where the outbreak was found, and 8 have ended the epidemic. During the joint assessment with the local public health office to adjust the status of a white prison further. The Department of Corrections has emphasized that all officers adhere to the principles of compliance with the measure. to strictly prevent the spread of infection. – Thai News Agency