The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 89 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 this morning (May second).
This makes a total of 2,611 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 1,621 still in medical care, with six recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April. -=-=-=-=-=-=–=-
Additionally, 984 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered in Chonburi since this current wave began with over a hundred people recovered yesterday alone. -=-=-=-=-=-=–=-=-
The district-level new cases were as follows today:
Mueang Chonburi with 8, Si Racha 14, Banglamung (Pattaya) 53, Sattahip 7, Panat Nikhom 1, Sattahip 3, Ban Bueng 7, Pan Thong 10, and three patients from other areas transferred to Chonburi for medical care.
The details on today’s cases given were:
-Differ Club Pattaya 1 person, -Yes Club Pattaya 1 person, -6 people who had traveled to other provinces and contracted the disease from close contacts in those areas., -81 cases under investigation.
In the last day, a total of 241 close contacts were being tested from contact tracing, and 1609 people were being tested in proactive testing when medical staff goes out into the community. All are pending results. Additionally, another 902 people were tested from mobile testing vans and are also waiting for results as officials step up aggressive community testing.
Chonburi officials are asking people to continue to stay home, socially distance, and follow other Covid-19 related measures to control the situation. Chonburi officially became a deep red zone according to a government zoning program based on Covid19 cases yesterday, which brings additional restrictions for at least two weeks such as the closure of dine-in at restaurants.
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