Chonburi announces 262 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 with three deaths, a temporary closure of one company

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The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 262 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, as well as three new deaths, July 7th. The Chonburi governor yesterday (July 6th) ordered the temporary closure of a company in Pan Thong.

This makes a total of 10,285 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 3,728 still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 55 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, 6,502 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 170 people were released yesterday.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 58, Si Racha 38, Banglamung (Pattaya) 90, Panat Nikhom 6, Sattahip 4, Ban Bueang 43, Pan Thong 9, Ko Chan 2, Koh Si Chang 7 and 5 new cases transferred from other provinces for medical care.

The details on the cases are as follows:

  1. Proactive case finding at a worker camp at Syntec Contruction Public Co.,Ltd in Banglamung, 21 cases
  2. Medical staffers, 5 cases
  3. Risky occupation, meets a lot of people, 2 cases
  4. Cluster at Pupan ice factory in Huayyai, Banglamung, 1 case
  5. Contact from previous confirmed case at a party, 1 case
  6. Traveling from high-risk areas, upcountry from Bangkok, 1 case and Nakhon Pathom, 1 case
  7. Contact with previously confirmed patients: in families, 92 cases and in workplaces, 31 cases
  8. Previously confirmed patients (Which is under investigation), 45 cases
  9. Currently investigating, 62 cases

A total of 561 close contact searches were received today with 1,402 initial proactive searches, and more proactive search reports are pending.

Chonburi did not release specific information around how many people are asymptomatic or serious.

Additionally, the Chonburi governor yesterday (July 6th) ordered the temporary closure of the Nutcon Corporation Co.,Ltd in Nong Tamlueng, Pan Thong. The order has been annouced by the Chonburi Public Relations Office this morning (July 7th).

The order concludes that in order to control the spread of the virus, the Chonburi communicable disease committee has ordered the temporary closure of Nutcon Corporation Co., Ltd..

Nobody is allowed to leave the camp and nobody may enter without permission from a Chonburi Public Health Official.

The order is from today (July 7th) until August 3rd.

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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.