Chonburi announces forty new cases of the Covid-19 Coronavirus

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The Chonburi Public Health Department announced forty new cases of Covid-19 this morning as cases continue to increase in Chonburi.

Of the forty new cases, 18 were in Mueang Chonburi, 12 in Si Racha, 4 in Banglamung (Pattaya), 2 in Phanat Nikhom, 1 in Ban Bueng, and 3 in Pan Thong. Today is the most new cases since January 10th.

A new cluster was discovered at the Flintstones168(Finstone) Pub, which is in Don Hualor in Mueang Chonburi and had 19 new cases.

The other cases are as follows:

A close contact of a friend who has an infection and is an entertainment establishment employee in Bangkok

A close contact joined the van with a family of 2 infected people who went to the Bangkok motor show.

Another contact of a family of an infected person who went to the motor show.

Two Japanese people exposed to an infected entertainment facility employee in Chonburi (Voice bar).

1 person who contacted the DJ at Crystal Pub, Bangkok, who was infected with Covid-19

2 people who went on a trip with a group of friends in Phuket.

1 Japanese and 1 Thai who is a DJ in a Bangkok pub (Top One)

One Japanese person who is a contact of a patient at the Krystal Pub, Bangkok.

One person who went to MAYA Huahin pub

Family of patients confirmed in Bangkok area, 1 case

In the process of investigating the disease with 7 cases (Siracha 5 cases, Phanat Nikhom 2 cases, one other case)

A total of 510 contacts are currently isolated and being given Covid19 tests. Authorities are also testing in local communities and especially in entertainment districts with proactive testing.

Announcements may come later today from the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on possible further zone changes and restrictions.

A scheduled press conference from the CCSA is at 11:30 AM.

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