Chonburi announces 1, 666 new Covid -19 cases with 11 deaths

Chonburi –

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 1, 666 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with eleven new deaths, August 12th.

This makes a total of 41,694 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 19,704 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 211 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April. The details on yesterday’s eleven new deaths were not given, which is standard for the health department.

Additionally, 1,121 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 21,779 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 416, Si Racha 544, Banglamung (Pattaya) 204, Panat Nikhom 85, Sattahip 40, Ban Bueang 106, Pan Thong 126, Bor Thong 16, Ko Chan 24, Nong Yai 16, and 89 new cases transferred from other provinces for medical care.

The details on the cases are as follows:

  1. Cluster, LLIT (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (Ling Long) in Eastern Seaboard industrial estate in Si Racha, 77 cases
  2. Cluster, Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand), Co. Ltd. in Si Racha, 12 cases
  3. Cluster, Silapornchai Co.,Ltd. in Mueang Chonburi, 9 cases
  4. Cluster, Ge Mao Rubber International (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in Pan Thong, 7 cases
  5. Cluster, Thai Maintech Co.,Ltd., 7 cases
  6. A risky occupation, meeting a large number of people, 13 cases
  7. 7 medical personnel
  8. Many enterprises in Rayong Province, 14 cases
  9. Close contact of confirmed patients in families – 294 cases, , in workplaces – 190 cases, close people in general – 20 cases, and in a party – 1 case
  10. Close contacts (under investigation) – 247 cases
  11. 768 cases are under investigation in general.

A total of 1,329 close contact searches were received today with 1,050 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 TPN media notes that this cluster information appears to be outdated but is what was provided by authorities.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.