Chonburi announces 223 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 3 new deaths

Highlights:

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

  • 175 people recovered and were released from medical care

  • 3 new deaths

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 223 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with 3 new deaths, November 19th.

This makes a total of 105,643 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 2,285 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 747 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April.

Additionally, 175 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 102,611 people in total have now been released from medical care and recovered in Chonburi since this current wave of Covid-19 began.

Only four cases out of 2,285 were listed as being in serious condition in Chonburi currently, either on a ventilator or pneumonia.

In total, 1,786,150 people in Pattaya and Chonburi have received their first dose of a Covid -19 vaccine which is 76.69 percent of the total Chonburi population. Of those, 283,175 have received their first dose and are what the Thai government calls 608 groups (elders, have chronic health problems, and pregnant) which is 76.55 percent of those in these risk groups in Chonburi.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 52, Si Racha 65, Banglamung (Pattaya) 40, Panat Nikhom 7, Sattahip 2, Ban Bueang 2, Phan Thong 12, Bor Thong 3, Ko Chan 1, Nong Yai 2,  Soldiers in Sattahip 12, and 25 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, 24 cases
  2. Cluster soldiers in Sattahip, 12 cases
  3. Cluster, Superb Furniture company in Si Racha, 7 cases
  4. Cluster, Sony Technology, 4 cases
  5. Cluster, Denzo group company in Phan Thong, 7 cases
  6. Risky occupations meeting many people, 3 cases
  7. 2  medical personal
  8. Back from risky areas in Rayong – 2 cases, Samut Prakan – 2 cases and Chanthaburi – 1 cases
  9. Close contacts from previously confirmed cases in families – 46 cases, in workplaces – 51 cases, close friends – 8 cases, and joined parties – 1 case
  10. Close contact of a confirmed patient (under investigation), 6 cases
  11. 50 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.