Chonburi Covid -19 cases rise to 69

Chonburi –

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 69 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, June 8th.

This makes a total of 5,079 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 880 still in medical care, and with a total of 30 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April. One additional death was announced this morning although details were not released.

Additionally, 4,169 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began.110 people were released yesterday.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi with 26, Si Racha 31, Banglamung (including Pattaya) 3, Pan Thong 4, and five patients were transferred from another province to Chonburi for medical care.

The details on the cases are as follows:

  1. Cluster in a community where migrant workers live in Si Racha, 22 cases
  2. Cluster at Suksawat Pansadet ice factory in Si Racha, 3 cases
  3. Cluster in Rayong factory transferred to Chonburi for medical care, 1 case
  4. Contact from previous confirmed cases from Bang Sai cluster, 6 cases
  5. Contact from previous confirmed cases in New Market, 3 cases
  6. Contact from previous confirmed cases from Celeraise company, 1 case
  7. Contact from previous confirmed cases
  • In families, 13 cases
  • In workplaces, 8 cases
  • Close contact migrant workers in Si Racha, 3 cases
  1. Close contact from previous confirmed cases being investigated, 8 cases
  2. Being investigated, 1 case

In the last day, a total 227 close contacts were tested from contact tracing, and 487 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.

The Chonburi Department of Public Health last night informs residents who used a public transport (Chonburi – Prok Fah) from Chalerm Thai to Chak Samor Temple in Don Hualor on June 6th from 11:00 A.M. to midday.

If anyone has problems with respiratory symptoms and/or fever within 14 days from when they had visited those places, they must go to a hospital, according to the Chonburi Public Health Office.

Please inform the hospital that you visited the same place as a Covid-19 confirmed case, they continued.

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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.