A Burmese migrant worker was announced as the 655th confirmed case of Covid-19 in Chonburi today (March 1st).
According to the Chonburi Public Health Office, the patient is a Burmese migrant worker. He is the elder brother of yesterday’s confirmed case who lives in the same room in Si Racha.
Yesterday, (February 28th), the Chonburi Public Health Office announced one new confirmed case.Â This was a Burmese migrant worker who was announced as the 654th confirmed case of Covid-19 in Chonburi since the virus broke out last year.
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According to the Chonburi Public Health Department, the man is likely not contagious due to a low viral load and might have infected many days ago. The new patient, like his brother, is completely asymptomatic.
Regardless of being asymptomatic and likely not contagious, the man has been isolated at a hospital and close contacts of his are in the process of being tested, contact traced, and quarantined. Officials have also been testing migrant workers in the camp where the two recent patients live.
Health officials have asked the public for calm and say the situation is under control.
Story by The Pattaya News
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