Chonburi announces 168 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 and one new death

Highlights:

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

  • 189 people recovered and were released from medical care

  • One new death

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 168 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with one new death, December 4th.

This makes a total of 108,321 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 2,077 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 763 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April.

Additionally, 189 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 105,481 people in total have now been released from medical care and recovered in Chonburi since this current wave of Covid-19 began.

Two of them were listed as being in serious condition in Chonburi currently, either on a ventilator or pneumonia.
The one new death was a 61-year-old male elder who had a personal health problem and was not vaccinated.
In total, 1,850,001 people in Pattaya and Chonburi have received their first dose of a Covid -19 vaccine which is 79.43 percent of the total Chonburi population. Of those, 290,094 have received their first dose and are what the Thai government calls 608 groups (elders, have chronic health problems, and pregnant) which is 78.42 percent of those in these risk groups in Chonburi.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 43, Si Racha 39, Banglamung (Pattaya) 53, Panat Nikhom 8, Sattahip 3, Ban Bueng 2, Phan Thong 7, ฺBor Thong 1, Ko Chan 1, Nong Yai 3, soldiers in Sattahip 2, and 6 people transferred from other provinces for medical care.

The details on the cases are as follows:

  1. Cluster, soldiers in Sattahip, 2 cases
  2. Work and stayed in Rayong, transferred from other provinces for medical care, 4 cases
  3. Cluster, Meyer Industries company in Si Racha, 3 cases
  4. Cluster, Celestica (Thailand) company, Si Racha, 3 cases
  5. Cluster, Siam Compressor Industry company in Si Racha, 3 cases
  6. Cluster, Youngreem Tech Thai company in Ban Bueng, 3 cases
  7. Risky occupations meeting many people, 5 cases
  8. 2 medical personnel
  9. Back from other provinces in Chiang Mai – 2 cases and Bangkok – 1 case
  10. Close contacts from previously confirmed cases in families – 55 cases, in workplaces – 29 cases, close friends – 5 cases and joined parties – 2 cases
  11. Close contact of a confirmed patient (under investigation), 9 cases
  12. 40 close contacts of a confirmed patient (under investigation)

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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.