Chonburi announces 290 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 with two new deaths

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 290 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, as well as two new deaths, July 8th.

This makes a total of 10,575 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 3,708 still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 57 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April. Two new deaths were announced this morning, although details were not provided.

Additionally, 6,810 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 308 people were released yesterday.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 68, Si Racha 53, Banglamung (Pattaya) 52, Panat Nikhom 6, Sattahip 24, Ban Bueang 42, Pan Thong 30 and 15 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, 15 cases. These are jobs like public transportation or workers who have high interaction with the public.
  2. Contact from previous confirmed case from New Market in Mueang Chonburi, 3 cases
  3. Proative case finding at Marlai Thong Market in Mueang Chonburi, 4 cases
  4. Medical staffers, 3 cases
  5. Contact from previous confirmed case at a party, 2 cases
  6. Proactive case finding at Buriban Market in Mueang Chonburi, 1 case
  7. Contact from previous confirmed case from high-risk areas from Bangkok, 6 cases, Pathum Thani, 1 case and Sisaket, 1 case
  8. Traveling from high-risk areas, upcountry from Nakhon Pathom, 1 case, Samut Prakan, 1 case and Nonthaburi, 1 case
  9. Contact with previously confirmed patients: in families, 93 cases and in workplaces, 59 cases
  10. Previously confirmed patients (Which is under investigation), 62 cases
  11. Currently investigating, 37 cases

A total of 875 close contact searches were received today with 841 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.