Chonburi announces 174 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 and two new deaths


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

  • 173 people recovered and were released from medical care

  • Two new deaths

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 174 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with two new deaths, December 21st.

This makes a total of 110,990 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 1,822 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 787 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April.

Additionally, 174 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 108,381 people in total have now been released from medical care and recovered in Chonburi since this current wave of Covid-19 began.
Two people were listed as being in serious condition in Chonburi currently, either on a ventilator or pneumonia, and both of them were not vaccinated.
Two new deaths today are at the average age of 67. They both had personal health problems. One of them was not vaccinated.
In total, 1,894,541 people in Pattaya and Chonburi have received their first dose of a Covid -19 vaccine which is 81.34 percent of the total Chonburi population. Of those, 296,388 have received their first dose and are what the Thai government calls 608 groups (elders, have chronic health problems, and pregnant) which is 80.12 percent of those in these risk groups in Chonburi.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 22, Si Racha 50, Banglamung (Pattaya) 51, Panat Nikhom 2, Sattahip 7, Phan Thong 17, Bor Thong 2, and 13 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, 10 cases
  2. Cluster, Ge Mao Rubber International company in Phan Thong, 8 cases
  3. Cluster, mushroom farm in Phan Thong, 2 cases
  4. Cluster, ACA Industrial Tools company in Mueang Chonburi, 3 cases
  5. Risky occupations meeting many people, 10 cases
  6. 1 medical personnel
  7. Back from other province in Chainat, 1 case
  8. Close contacts from previously confirmed cases in families – 57 cases, in workplaces – 28 cases, close personal contacts – 6 cases, and joined a party – 5 cases
  9. Close contacts of a confirmed patient (under investigation), 36 cases


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang 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 more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, 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.