Chonburi new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 drop to 532 with 2 new deaths

Highlights:

  • 532 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Chonburi today

  • 710 people recovered and were released from medical care

  • 2 new deaths

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 532 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with 2 new deaths, September 20th.

Additionally, 710 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 66,103 people in total have now been released from medical care and recovered in Chonburi since this current wave of Covid-19 began.

This makes a total of 80,058 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 13,391 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 564 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April. The details on yesterday’s 2 new deaths were not given, which is standard for the health department.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 131, Si Racha 101, Banglamung (Pattaya) 134, Panat Nikhom 37, Sattahip 21, Ban Bueang 18, Pan Thong 36, Bor Thong 7, Ko Chan 3, Nong Yai 7, and 37 people transferred from other provinces for medical care.

The details on the cases are as follows:

  1. Cluster, CSSG Company (Subcontract Company) in Phan Thong, 7 cases
  2. Cluster, Essilor Optical Laboratory (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in Phan Thong, 7 cases
  3. Cluster, Linglong (LLIT) comapny in Si Racha, 5 cases
  4. Cluster, Balcony Seaside Sriracha Hotel & Serviced Apartments in Si Racha, 5 cases
  5. Cluster, Siam Ricken Industrial Company Limited in Mueang Chonburi, 4 cases
  6. A risky occupation, meeting a lot of people, 8 cases
  7. Many establishments in Rayong Province brought to Chonburi for medical care, 28 cases
  8. Back from a risky area in Pichit – 1 case and Saraburi – 1 case
  9. Close contacts of confirmed patients in the family – 159 cases, in workplaces – 118 cases, close friends – 15 cases and joined parties, 2 cases
  10. Close contacts of confirmed patients (under investigation), 61 cases
  11. 111 cases are under investigation in general as to the cause of the disease

A total of 1,035 close contact searches were received today, and 362 proactive search reports are pending.

There are currently clusters of outbreaks in 75 establishments and five markets, 10 construction worker camps, and four communities.

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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.