Chonburi announces 1,318 Covid-19 cases with six new deaths

Chonburi –

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 1,318 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with six new deaths, August 9th.

This makes a total of 37, 655 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 18,535 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 179 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April. The details on yesterday’s six new deaths were not given, which is standard for the health department.

Additionally, 592 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 18,941 people in total have now been released from medical care and recovered in Chonburi since this current wave began.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 369, Si Racha 367, Banglamung (Pattaya) 256, Panat Nikhom 60, Sattahip 10, Ban Bueang 52, Pan Thong 111, Bor Thong 27, Ko Chan 13, Nong Yai 10, Koh Si Chang 1, and 42 new cases transferred from other provinces for medical care.

The details on the cases are as follows:

  1.  Cluster, Chiconi Electronics (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Mueang Chonburi District, 18 cases
  2. Cluster, Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in Si Racha, 16 cases
  3. Cluster, Italian Thai company (Thai Oil Project) in Si Racha, 14 cases
  4. Cluster, Italian Thai company in Banglamung, 10 cases
  5. A risky occupation, meeting a large number of people, 33 cases
  6. 9 medical personnel
  7. Many enterprises in Rayong Province, 24 cases
  8. Close contact of confirmed patients in families – 199 cases, in workplaces – 267 cases, and close people in general – 3 cases
  9. Close contacts (under investigation) – 207 cases
  10. 518 cases are under investigation in general.

A total of 1,506 close contact searches were received today with 846 initial proactive searches, and more proactive search reports are pending.

There are currently, in Chonburi, clusters of Covid-19 at 21 establishments and five markets, 10 construction worker camps, and four communities. TPN media notes that this cluster information appears to be outdated but is what was provided by authorities.


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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.