Chonburi announces 249 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 3 new deaths

Highlights:

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

  • 261 people recovered and were released from medical care

  • 3 new deaths

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 249 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with 3 new deaths, November 12th.

This makes a total of 104,290 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 2,846 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 740 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April.

Additionally, 261 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 100,704 people in total have now been released from medical care and recovered in Chonburi since this current wave of Covid-19 began.

Only three cases out of 2,846 were listed as being in serious condition in Chonburi currently, either on a ventilator or pneumonia, all of them were not vaccinated.

The three new deaths were aged between 67-89. They were close contacts from previous cases in families. All of them have chronic health problems and were not vaccinated.

In total, 1,750,857 people in Pattaya and Chonburi have received their first dose of a Covid -19 vaccine which is 75.02 percent of the total Chonburi population. Of those, 280,273 have received their first dose and are what the Thai government calls 608 groups (elders, have chronic health problems, and pregnant) which is 75.76 percent of those in these risk groups in Chonburi.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 50, Si Racha 75, Banglamung (Pattaya) 55, Panat Nikhom 7, Sattahip 6, Ban Bueang 5, Phan Thong 9, Bor Thong 3, Nong Yai 6, Soldiers in Sattahip 1, and 28 people transferred from other provinces for medical care

The details on the cases are as follows:

  1. Work and stayed in Rayong, transferred from other provinces for medical care, 30 cases
  2. Cluster, Borwin Academy athlete dormitory in Si Racha, 6 cases
  3. Risky occupations meeting many people, 8 cases
  4. 4 medical personal
  5. Close contacts from previously confirmed cases in families – 76 cases, in workplaces – 45 cases and close friends – 5 cases
  6. Close contact of a confirmed patient (under investigation), 21 cases
  7. 54 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 three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Pattaya, Chonburi, 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 and Krabi except when commuting between the three.