Chonburi, led by Banglamung with 337, announces 529 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 and no new deaths

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

  • 190 people recovered and were released from medical care

  • No new deaths

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 529 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with no new deaths, January 5th, 2022.

This makes a total of 115,135 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 3,574 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 794 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April.

Additionally, 190 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 110,767 people in total have now been released from medical care and recovered in Chonburi since this current wave of Covid-19 began.
Four people were listed as being in serious condition in Chonburi currently, either on a ventilator or pneumonia. Three of them were not vaccinated. According to the Chonburi Department of Public Health, the vast majority of recent cases are mild or asymptomatic.
In total, 1,913,922 people in Pattaya and Chonburi have received their first dose of a Covid -19 vaccine which is 82.18 percent of the total Chonburi population. Of those, 298,522 have received their first dose and are what the Thai government calls 608 groups (elders, have chronic health problems, and pregnant) which is 80.70 percent of those in these risk groups in Chonburi.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 83, Si Racha 43, Banglamung (Pattaya) 337, Panat Nikhom 3, Sattahip 25, new soldiers in Sattahip 2, Ban Bueng 3, Phan Thong 11, Bor Thong 1, Nong Yai 1, and 20 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, 18 cases
  2. Cluster, Mino company in Mueang Chonburi, 5 cases
  3. Active case finding at restaurants that sell alcohol in Pattaya and Banglamung, 24 cases
  4. Cluster, students at Burapha University in Mueang Chonburi (staffers and customers at restaurants that sell alcohol, 17 cases
  5. More active case finding at restaurants that sell alcohol in Pattaya and Banglamung, 8 cases
  6. Risky occupations meeting many people, 25 cases
  7. 17 medical personnel
  8. Back from other provinces in
    8.1 Bangkok, 4 cases
    8.2 Kalasin, 1 case
    8.3 Khon Kaen, 2 cases
    8.4 Nakhon Nayok, 1 case
    8.5 Buriram, 1 case
    8.6 Pattani, 1 case
    8.7 Phang Nga, 1 case
    8.8 Phetchabun, 3 cases
    8.9 Phuket, 2 cases
    8.10 Roi-Et, 1 case
    8.11 Songkhla, 1 case
    8.12 Surin, 1 case
  9. Close contacts from previously confirmed cases in families – 84 cases, in workplaces – 53 cases, close personal contacts – 29 cases, and joined a party – 30 cases
  10. Close contacts of a confirmed patient (under investigation), 22 cases
  11. 178 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.