Chonburi announces 145 new and confirmed cases of Covid – 19, mostly at migrant worker communities

Chonburi –

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 145 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, June 19th.

This makes a total of 5,931 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 1,061 still in medical care, and with a total of 35 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April.

Additionally, 4,835 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 77 people were released yesterday.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 57, Si Racha 49, Banglamung 20, Panta Nikhom 1, Sattahip 4, Ban Pan Thong 1, Bor Thong 6, Koh Jan 5, and two new cases transferred from other provinces for medical care.

The details on the cases are as follows:

  1. Proactive searches at migrant community/dormitories in Si Racha, 35 cases
  2. Proactive searches at migrant community/dormitories at Baan Thung Market in Si Racha, 3 cases
  3. Cluster at Soi Rasprasit in the Baan Kod sub-district, Mueang Chonburi, 8 cases
  4. Close contacts with confirmed previous patients (linked to new market clusters), 36 cases
  5. Confirmed cases found at an online livestream bar in Banglamung, 1 case
  6. Close contact of previous confirmed case in Rayong, 3 cases
  7. Close contact of previous confirmed case in Nonthaburi, 2 cases
  8. Close contacts of previously confirmed patients
    • 23 family members
    • 7 co-workers
  9. Close contacts of previously confirmed patients (Which is under investigation), 9 cases
  10. 18 cases are under general investigation

A total of 282 contact searches were received today, 1,107 initial proactive searches, and more proactive search reports are pending.

The Chonburi Governor yesterday (June 18th) has ordered a temporary lockdown of an area where many migrant workers live in the Mueang Chonburi district due to many confirmed cases of Covid -19.

https://thepattayanews.com/2021/06/18/chonburi-orders-temporary-lockdown-of-area-where-migrant-workers-live-in-chonburi-following-covid-19-cluster/

The Chonburi Governor yesterday also (June 18th) has ordered a temporary closure of a zone in a popular market in the Mueang Chonburi district due to many confirmed cases of Covid -19.

https://thepattayanews.com/2021/06/18/chonburi-orders-temporary-closure-of-zone-in-new-market-in-chonburi-following-covid-19-cluster/

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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.