98 confirmed, new Covid-19 cases in Chonburi today say Public Health Department

Chonburi, Thailand-

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 98 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 this morning in the popular province that includes Pattaya.

The districts that cases were found in are as follows: Mueang Chonburi 24, Si Racha 11, Banglamung (Pattaya area) 49, Sattahip 2, Ban Bueng 4, Pan Thong 2, Bor Thong 2, and 1 case from other provinces brought for treatment.

The details for cases located in the past 24 hours are as follows:

5 cases of COVID-19 from the Flintstone Pub in the Don Hualor sub-district of Mueang Chonburi (since April 6th 2021, a total of 151 cases from this venue).

  1. From other entertainment venues:
  2. 2.1 Cetus Pub 1 case
    2.2 Friend Zone 1 person
    2.3 Queen Club 1 person
    2.4 Mountain Bar Sattahip 1 person
  3. Medical personnel 2 persons
  4. Infected with COVID-19. From traveling to Rayong province 1 case
  5. 39 family members of previous Covid-19 patients infected with COVID-19
  6. Under investigation, 47 cases

In the past day, a total of 544 close contacts were tested, and 75 more proactive ones were searched for Covid-19. All are waiting for their test results and currently in isolation.

Authorities are asking for residents to work from home if possible, avoid crowded places, wear masks at all times outside, practice social distancing, limit their contacts with people outside of their household, and follow other Covid-19 precautions.

Additionally, authorities are specifically warning people returning to work from Songkran to work from home if possible for two weeks. If not, they should avoid eating with other staff members, wear masks, keep their distance, and follow other Covid-19 precautions at work.

Yesterday started the first day of stricter precautions and restrictions for the Chonburi area. You can read more about these restrictions here.

https://thepattayanews.com/2021/04/17/chonburi-province-releases-provincial-orders-lots-of-additional-covid-19-closures-and-restrictions-implemented-starting-april-18th-2021/

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