Chonburi announces 299 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 2 new deaths

Highlights:

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

  • 686 people recovered and were released from medical care

  • 2 new deaths

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 299 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with 2 new deaths, October 22nd.

This makes a total of 98,284 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 6,454 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 691 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April.

Additionally, 686 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 91,139 people in total have now been released from medical care and recovered in Chonburi since this current wave of Covid-19 began.

As for the two new deaths yesterday, they were close contacts from previous confirmed cases in families according to the Chonburi Department of Public Health. They are elders and had chronic health problems. Neither of them was vaccinated.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 59, Si Racha 83, Banglamung (Pattaya) 61, Panat Nikhom 15, Sattahip 35, Ban Bueang 3, Phan Thong 9, Bor Thong 6, Ko Chan 2, Nong Yai 3, soldiers in Sattahip 1, and 22 people transferred from other provinces for medical care

The details on the cases are as follows:

  1. Cluster, Mitsubishi Motor company in Si Racha, 7 cases
  2. Cluster, Sung Il company in Si Racha, 6 cases
  3.  Cluster, LLIT company in Si Racha, 5 cases
  4. Cluster, IJTT company in Mueang Chonburi, 7 cases
  5. Many enterprises in Rayong and other provinces, 12 cases
  6. Risky occupation, meeting a lot of people, 11 cases
  7. 3 medical staff
  8. Back from risky areas in Bangkok – 1 case and Phetchaburi – 1 case
  9. Close contacts of confirmed patients in 99 families, in 58 workplaces, 11 from close friends and joined parties 4 cases
  10. Close contact of a confirmed patient (under investigation), 14 cases
  11. 60 cases in general are under investigation as to how they contracted Covid-19

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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.