Chonburi announces 109 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 and one new death

Highlights:

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

  • 197 people recovered and were released from medical care

  • 1 new death

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 109 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with one new deaths, December 8th.

This makes a total of 108,916 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 1,869 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 771 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April.

Additionally, 197 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 106,276 people in total have now been released from medical care and recovered in Chonburi since this current wave of Covid-19 began.
One person was listed as being in serious condition in Chonburi currently, either on a ventilator or pneumonia and was not vaccinated.
The one new death was a woman aged 58. She had personal health problems and was not vaccinated.
In total, 1,864,314 people in Pattaya and Chonburi have received their first dose of a Covid -19 vaccine which is 80.05 percent of the total Chonburi population. Of those, 291,981 have received their first dose and are what the Thai government calls 608 groups (elders, have chronic health problems, and pregnant) which is 78.93 percent of those in these risk groups in Chonburi.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 24, Si Racha 33, Banglamung (Pattaya) 33, Panat Nikhom 2, Sattahip 5, Ban Bueng 3, Phan Thong 1, and 8 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, 6 cases
  2. Cluster, Siam Compressor Industries in Si Racha, 41 cases
  3. Cluster, Celestica (Thailand) company, Si Racha, 3 cases
  4. Risky occupations meeting many people, 2 cases
  5. 1 medical staffer
  6. Back from other provinces in Rayong – 3 cases
  7. Close contacts from previously confirmed cases in families – 41 cases, in workplaces – 18 cases, and joined parties – 3 cases
  8. Close contact of a confirmed patient (under investigation), 4 cases
  9. 24 cases, 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.