Chonburi new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 slightly rise to 470 with 4 new deaths

Highlights:

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

  • 640 people recovered and were released from medical care

  • 4 new deaths

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 470 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with 4 new deaths, October 16th.

This makes a total of 96,245 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 8,274 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 672 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April.

Additionally, 640 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 87,299 people in total have now been released from medical care and recovered in Chonburi since this current wave of Covid-19 began.

The four new deaths yesterday have contracted Covid-19 from previously confirmed cases in families. Most of them had personal health issues and none were vaccinated according to the Chonburi Department of Public Health.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 102, Si Racha 116, Banglamung (Pattaya) 69, Panat Nikhom 28, Sattahip 65, Ban Bueang 19, Phan Thong 15, Bor Thong 7, Ko Chan 1, Nong Yai 1, soldiers in Sattahip 4, and 43 people transferred from other provinces for medical care.

The details on the cases are as follows:

  1. Cluster, soldiers in Sattahip, 4 cases
  2. Cluster, Big Engineering and Service company in Si Racha, 10 cases
  3. Cluster, Mitsubishi Motor company in Si Racha, 7 cases
  4. Many establishments in Rayong Province brought to Chonburi for medical care, 29 cases
  5. A risky occupation, meeting a lot of people, 24 cases
  6. 3 medical staff
  7. Back from a risky area in Bangkok – 1 case, Khon Kaen – 1 case and Nakhon Pathom – 1 case
  8. Close contacts of confirmed patients in the family – 178 cases, in workplaces – 85 cases and friends – 13 cases
  9. Close contacts of confirmed patients (under investigation), 14 cases
  10. 100 cases are under investigation in general as to the cause of the disease 
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