Chonburi announces ten new cases of Covid-19 this morning, most linked from Bangkok clusters of cases


The province of Chonburi announced ten new cases of Covid-19 this morning, April 7th, 2021.

The number is less than half of yesterday’s 23 cases and local officials have stepped up proactive testing according to their statements this morning. Over 207 additional contacts of previously confirmed cases are still waiting for results and are currently isolated. Additionally, 806 people who work in entertainment venues in Chonburi took Covid-19 tests yesterday and are also waiting for results as authorities test in the local area, especially Si Racha and Pattaya, to see if there are any signs of widespread infection locally.

So far, all the cases appear to have come from other areas according to Chonburi Public Health officials. Today 5 cases have been found in Banglamung, 4 in Si Racha, and one in Mueang Chonburi.

The details on today’s cases are as follows:

A family member of two people who recently visited Crystal Pub in Bangkok.

The wife of a man who was a close contact with a singer at Crystal Pub, Bangkok. Crystal Pub has seen multiple cases recently of Covid-19 stemming from the recent Bangkok cluster.

A close contact of a friend who visited Crystal Pub, Bangkok

A close contact of two infected families who went to a motor show in Nonthaburi province.

A DJ of many entertainment venues in Bangkok and Lopburi

A Cambodian national with a work permit

A person with a history of returning recently from Phuket

One Japanese person waiting for further investigation

Details on the other two cases were pending. Chonburi officials have asked people to wear masks and stay calm as well as avoid entertainment venues at this time and follow social distancing rules.

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