Chonburi Covid – 19 cases drop to 76 confirmed and new infections

Chonburi –

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 76 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 this morning (May 6th), a significant drop from yesterday.

This makes a total of 3,041 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 1,600 still in medical care, with seven recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April.

Additionally, 1,434 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 96 were released yesterday.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi with 19, Si Racha 12, Banglamung (including Pattaya) 25, Phanat Nikhom 2, Sattahip 3, Pan Thong 9, Ko Chan 3, and 3 patients from other provinces transferred to Chonburi for medical care.

The details on today’s cases given were:

  1. Close contact from previous confirmed case from nightclub in the province, 1 case
  2. Work in places with many people, 2 cases
  3. Close contact from previous confirmed case
    • In work places, 19 cases
    • In families, 14 cases
  4. Close contact from previous confirmed casesunder investigation, 23 cases
  5. In the process of investigation in general 17 cases

In the last day, a total of 138 close contacts were tested from contact tracing, and 847 people were tested in proactive testing when medical staff goes out into the community.

All are pending results. Additionally, another 802 people were tested from Royal mobile testing vans and are also waiting for results as officials step up aggressive community testing.

Finally, checkpoints with document requirements have been canceled as of yesterday in Chonburi BUT people are still being “requested” not to travel or leave the province but no longer need to go through a manual documentation process to get permission to leave which could put them and officials at risk of getting Covid-19.

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