New Covid-19 cases primarily from ice factory and market clusters bring Chonburi to 76 total positives today

Chonburi –

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 76 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, June 12th.

This makes a total of 5,323 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 889 still in medical care, and with a total of 31 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April. One new death was announced overnight, although the details were not released.

Additionally, 4,403 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 58 people were released yesterday.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi with 11, Si Racha 48, Banglamung (including Pattaya) 11, Panat Nikhom 1, Sattahip 3, and Pan Thong 2.

The details on the cases are as follows:

1. Cluster at the Suksawat Pansadej Ice Plant Co., Ltd., in the Si Racha District, 20 cases (All were people being tested for a second time after a previous negative test that had been in quarantine)
2. Cluster at the Kaset Ruam Jai (Baan Thung Market), in the Si Racha District, 12 cases
3. Infected person from Bangkok who lives locally 1 case
4. Infected person from Samut Prakan Province who lives locally, 1 case
5. A person in a “high-risk” occupation that has high exposure to the public 1 person
6. A close contact of a confirmed patient from Chachoengsao Province, 1 person
7. General close contacts:
7.1 18 family members
7.2 9 co-workers
8. Close contacts under investigation: 2 cases
9. 11 cases under general investigation
A total of 202 contact searches were received today, 1,116 of initial proactive searches,

On the last day, a total of 202 close contacts were tested from contact tracing, and 1,116 people were tested in proactive testing when medical staff goes out into the community. All are pending results.

In regards to the ice factory cluster, local ice factory owners have been reinforcing to the community that ice cubes are safe and people should not fear purchasing ice cubes, you can read more about their statements below:

Covid -19 cluster in ice factory in Si Racha affects ice sales in Chonburi, ice factory owners assure public that ice cubes are safe

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