Chonburi reports 1,348 new Covid -19 cases with 10 deaths, 1,246 people recovered

Chonburi –

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 1,348 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with 10 new deaths, August 20th.

This makes a total of 52,094 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 20,416 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 283 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April. The details on yesterday’s 10 new deaths were not given, which is standard for the health department.

Additionally,1,246 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 31,395 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 334, Si Racha 354, Banglamung (Pattaya) 221, Panat Nikhom 91, Sattahip 34, Ban Bueang 88, Pan Thong 89, Bor Thong 24, Ko Chan 12, Nong Yai 8, Koh Si Chang 27 and 66 new cases transferred from other provinces for medical care.

The details on the cases are as follows:

  1. Cluster, Fort Nawamintharachini in Mueang Chonburi District, 43 cases
  2. Cluster, Autoliv (Thailand) Co.,Ltd in Si Racha in Mueang Chonburi District, 5 cases
  3. Clsuter, IETL Cp., Ltd. in Mueang Chonburi District, 5 cases
  4. Cluster, Phon Piya Yan buoyancy in Koh Si Chang District, 27 cases
  5. Cluster, The Riviera Ocean Drive in Banglamung District, 24 cases
  6. Cluster, Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Si Racha District, 20 cases
  7. Cluster, Wide Faith Foods Co., Ltd. in Si Racha District, 15 cases
  8. Cluster, Thai Fountain of Life Co.,Ltd. in Si Racha District, 5 cases
  9. Cluster, Italian Thai company (Thai oil project Si Racha in District, 5 cases
  10. Risky occupations like taxi drivers, customer-facing roles, 24 cases
  11. 10 medical staff
  12. 23 cases from various enterprises in Rayong
  13. Provide history back from Bangkok – 3 cases, Samut Prakan – 1 case and Rayong – 1 case
  14. Close contacts in general: in families – 316 cases, in workplaces – 163 cases, close friends – 26 cases, and joined a party – 1 case
  15. Close contacts (under investigation), 124 cases
  16. Currently under investigation in general for the source of Covid-19 infection, 507

A total of 1,312 close contact searches were received today with 536 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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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.