Chonburi announces 42 new cases of Covid-19 with one death

Chonburi –

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 42 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 with one new death today (May 28th).

This makes a total of 4,437 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 886 still in medical care, with a total of 22 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April. One additional death was announced today although details were not released.

Additionally, 3,529 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 53 people were released yesterday.

The district-level new cases were as follows today: Mueang Chonburi with 6, Si Racha 25, Banglamung (including Pattaya) 5, Pan Thong 3 and three patients were transferred from another province to Chonburi for medical care.

The details on today’s cases given were:

  1. Cluster at the Celeres company factory in Mueang Chonburi, 1 case
  2. Contact with a previous confirmed cases in Rayong, 1 case
  3. Staffers at a vegetable shop at Rattanakorn Market in Si Racha, 5 cases
  4. Contact with previous confirmed cases in Chachoengsao, 2 cases
  5. Contact from previous confirmed cases from Celeres company, 1 case
  6. Contact from previous confirmed cases from Okumura metal factory, 2 cases
  7. Migrant worker camp cluster in Si Racha, 9 cases
  8. Contact from previous confirmed cases
  • In families, 5 cases
  • In workplaces, 5 cases
  1. A close contact under investigation, 1 case
  2. Being investigated, 9 cases

In the last day, a total 213 close contacts were tested from contact tracing, and 1,179 people were tested in proactive testing when medical staff goes out into the community. All are pending results.

Public health officials continue to urge people to not socialize outside of their direct household until the situation improves. Most cases have come from small social gatherings according to authorities.

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Goong is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for closing in on two years. Specializes primarily in local news for Pattaya and Phuket, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket except when commuting between the two.