Chonburi announces 279 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 with one new death


The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 279 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, as well as one new death, July 5th.

This makes a total of 9,757 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 3,665 still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 51 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April. One new death was announced this morning, although details were not provided.

Additionally, 6,041 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 180 people were released yesterday.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 24, Si Racha 53, Banglamung (Pattaya) 102, Panat Nikhom 3, Sattahip 34, Ban Bueang 22, Pan Thong 17, Ko Chan 1, Nongyai 7, Ko Si Chang 1 and 15 new cases transferred from other provinces for medical care.

The details on the cases are as follows:

  1. Cluster at Pupan ice factory in Huayyai, Banglamung, 22 cases
  2. Cluster at Syntec Construction Co., Ltd in Banglamung, 21 cases
  3. Huay Yai Jeen ice factory in Huayyai, Banglamung, 14 cases
  4. Cluster Kotchasarn Logistic Service, Co,.Ltd in Si Racha, 13 cases
  5. Close contact from previous confirmed case from New Market cluster in Sattahip, 14 cases
  6. Close contact from previous confirmed case at a party, 1 case
  7. Medical staffer, 1 case
  8. Risky occupation, meets a lot of people, 1 case
  9. Traveling from high-risk areas, upcountry
    • Bangkok, 3 cases
    • Pathum Thani, 3 cases
    • Phuket, 1 case
  10. Contact from previous confirmed case traveling from other provinces
    • Samut Prakan, 2 cases
    • Rayong, 1 case
  11. Contact with previously confirmed patients:
    • 60 in families
    • 46 in work places
  12. Previously confirmed patients (Which is under investigation), 44 cases
  13. Currently investigating, 32 cases

A total of 335 close contact searches were received today with 1,583 initial proactive searches, and more proactive search reports are pending.


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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.