Chonburi announces 390 new and confirmed cases of Covid -19, a record high driven by Si Racha worker camp

Chonburi –

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 390 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, a record high, today, June 28th.

This makes a total of 8,072 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 2,706 still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 42 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April.

Additionally, 5,324 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 43 people were released yesterday.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 68, Si Racha 206, Banglamung 46, Panat Nikhom 3, Sattahip 20, Ban Bueng 29, Pan Thong 8, Bor Thong 3, and seven new cases transferred from other provinces for medical care.

The details on the cases are as follows:

1.  Proactive search at a workers camp in Si Racha, 188 cases

2.  Proactive testing, new market, Mueang Chonburi District, 22 cases

3.  Proactive search at Amorn Market (Naklua), Banglamung, 17 cases

4.  Proactive search at Sattahip Morning Market, 10 cases

5.  Pattaya raid on a restaurant that allegedly violating Covid -19 rules, 5 cases

6.  Proactive search Pongsak Market Mueang Chonburi District, 1 case

7.  Medical staffer, 1 case

8.  Close contacts of previously confirmed patients:

·  37 family members

·   28 co-workers

9.  Close contacts under investigation, 44 cases

10. Currently under investigation in general, 37 cases


A total of 338 close contact searches were received today with 4,232 initial proactive searches, and more proactive search reports are pending.

The Chonburi Public Relations office released an order on June 27th, 2021, regarding the closure of a construction worker’s camp in Si Racha.

Chonburi Governor orders the complete closure of another construction camp, this one in Si Racha


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