Chonburi annouces 294 new and confirmed cases of Covid -19, new cluster at Banglamung area ice factory


The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 294 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, July 3rd.

This makes a total 9,203 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 3,415 still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 47 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April.

Additionally, 5,741 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 115 people were released yesterday.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 46, Si Racha 40, Banglamung 108, Panat Nikhom 8, Sattahip 32, Ban Bueang 28, Pan Thong 21, Bor Thong 1, Ko Chan 1, Nongyai 1, and 8 new cases transferred from other provinces for medical care.

The details on the cases are as follows:

  1. Huay Yai Jeen ice factory in Huayyai, Banglamung, 55 cases
  2. Cluster New Market in Sattahip, 9 cases
  3. Close contact from previous confirmed case at New Market in Mueang Chonburi, 3 cases
  4. Medical staffers 4 cases
  5. Back from risky areas in Bangkok, 3 cases
  6. Risky occupation that meets many people, 2 cases
  7. Close contact from a previously confirmed case from a party, 2 cases
  8. Cluster New Market Naklua, 2 cases
  9. Back from a high risk area in Nonthaburi, 1 case
  10. Back from a high risk area in Rayong, 1 case
  11. Close contact from a previously confirmed case from Rattanakorn Market in Si Racha, 1 case
  12. Sahachai Market in Sattahip, 1 case
  13. Close contact from previous confirmed case from New Market Naklua, 1 case
  14. Marunic company in Rayong, 1 case
  15. Close contacts of previously confirmed patients: 77 family members and 40 co-workers
  16. Close contacts under investigation, 47 cases
  17. Currently under investigation in general, 44 cases

A total of 785 close contact searches were received today with 883 initial proactive searches, and more proactive search reports are pending.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang 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 more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, 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 and Krabi except when commuting between the three.