The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 275 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, as well as three new deaths, July 4th.
This makes a total of 9,478 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 3,567 still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 50 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April. Three new deaths were announced this morning, although details were not provided.
Additionally, 5,861 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 120 people were released yesterday.
The district-level new cases were as follows today:
Mueang Chonburi 89, Si Racha 51, Banglamung (Pattaya) 48, Panat Nikhom 12, Sattahip 5, Ban Bueang 10, Pan Thong 37, Ko Chan 2, Nongyai 3, and 18 new cases transferred from other provinces for medical care.
The details on the cases are as follows:
1.Risky occupation, meets a lot of people, 12 cases
2. Proactively inspect the Buri Boriban Market Bang Pla Soi Subdistrict Mueang Chon Buri District 10 cases. This market was ordered closed last night which you can read about by clicking on this sentence here.
3. Surveillance of a market, Soi 11, Mueang Chonburi District, 2 cases
4. Touching a confirmed patient (linking to New Market Chonburi) 1 case
5. Surveillance at Phra Phrom Market, Si Racha District, 1 case
6. Touch the confirmed patient (from a private party) 1 person
7. Marunix (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Pluak Daeng District, Rayong Province, 1 person
8. Traveling from high-risk areas, upcountry
8.1 Bangkok 8 cases
8.1 Pathum Thani Province 4 cases
8.2 Prachinburi Province 1 person
8.3 Samut Prakan Province 1 person
9. Contact with previously confirmed patients:
9.1 In 108 families
9.2 59 co-workers
10. Previously confirmed patients (Which is under investigation) 37 cases
11. Currently investigating 29 cases
A total of 721 close contact searches were received today with 882 initial proactive searches, and more proactive search reports are pending.
The Chonburi outbreak is now in clusters at nine establishments and five markets, six construction worker camps, and three communities according to Chonburi officials. Chonburi Public Health workers are asking people to not let down their guard as cases in Chonburi have been high for several weeks now with cases for the last week alone regularly reaching over 200 cases a day.
Chonburi has also now banned alcohol sales overnight from 8:00 P.M. to 4:00 A.M. as well as banned drinking in groups of as few as two people overnight, even at your own home. Officials claim small groups of people drinking has been a major source of the Covid-19 spread in Chonburi.