The ministry’s Health Department deputy director-general Dr Narong Apikulvanich said of the total 153 injured, 38 are still being treated at Ramathibodi, Rajavithi, King Mongkut, Police General hospitals, and other private hospitals.
He said that a rescue volunteer was also shot in the chest and seriously injured while performing his duty in front of Gate No 3 of the Din Daeng stadium.
Meanwhile the ministry’s health department chief Dr Suphan Sithamma said the first person to die from yesterday’s violence was a police officer identified as Pol Sr Sgt Maj Narong Pitisit. He was pronounced dead at Police General hospital.
The second fatality was a male protester. He was shot in the chest and died at King Mongkut hospital today.