Chonburi reports 1,322 new Covid -19 cases with 7 deaths, 1,276 people recovered

Chonburi –

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 1,322 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with 7 new deaths, August 19th.

This makes a total of 50,746 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 20,324 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 273 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April. The details on yesterday’s 7 new deaths were not given, which is standard for the health department.

Additionally, 1,276 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 30,149 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 312, Si Racha 410, Banglamung (Pattaya) 184, Panat Nikhom 71, Sattahip 47, Ban Bueang 75, Pan Thong 88, Bor Thong 13, Ko Chan 27, Nong Yai 26, and 69 new cases transferred from other provinces for medical care.

The details on the cases are as follows:

  1. Cluster, Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Si Racha District, 17 cases
  2. Cluster, Thai Fountain of Life Co.,Ltd. in Si Racha, 6 cases
  3. Cluster, Adient & Summit Corporation Co., Ltd. Laem Chabang in Si Racha, 6 cases
  4. Cluster, Italian Thai company in Banglamung, 7 cases
  5. GFPT Nichirei (Thailand) Company Limited in Nongyai, 5 cases
  6. Cluster, Autoliv (Thailand) Co.,Ltd in Si Racha in Mueang Chonburi, 5 cases
  7. Risky occupations like taxi drivers, customer-facing roles, 41 cases
  8. 2 medical staff
  9. 36 cases from various enterprises in Rayong
  10. Close contacts in general: in families – 289 cases, in workplaces – 212 cases, close friends – 15 cases, and joined a party – 1 case
  11. Close contacts (under investigation), 232 cases
  12. Currently under investigation in general for the source of Covid-19 infection, 448

A total of 1,295 close contact searches were received today with 321 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 TPN media notes that this cluster information appears to be outdated but is what was provided by authorities.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.