Chonburi, led by Banglamung with 467, announces 832 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 and one new death

Highlights:

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

  • 347 people recovered and were released from medical care

  • 1 new death

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 832 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with one new death, January 13th, 2022.

This makes a total of 9,004 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 7,966 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 5 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in the beginning of this year, January, 2022.

Additionally, 347 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 1,073 people in total have now been released from medical care and recovered in Chonburi since this current wave of Covid-19 began in the beginning of this year, January, 2022.
Three people were listed as being in serious condition in Chonburi currently, either on a ventilator or pneumonia. All of them were completely vaccinated. According to the Chonburi Department of Public Health, the vast majority of recent cases are mild or asymptomatic.
The one new death was aged 67 years old who was not vaccinated. The person had numerous personal health problems and pre-existing conditions.
In total, 1,924,615 people in Pattaya and Chonburi have received their first dose of a Covid -19 vaccine which is 82.63 percent of the total Chonburi population. Of those, 299,553 have received their first dose and are what the Thai government calls 608 groups (elders, have chronic health problems, and pregnant) which is 80.97 percent of those in these risk groups in Chonburi.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 86, Si Racha 161, Banglamung (Pattaya) 467, Panat Nikhom 8, Sattahip 49 (in Navy area 12), Ban Bueng 10, Phan Thong 15, Bor Thong 3, Nong Yai 1, and 32 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, 28 cases
  2. Active case finding at restaurants that sell alcohol in Pattaya and Banglamung, 27 cases
  3. Cluster, King Pac Industrial company in Mueang Chonburi, 3 cases
  4. Cluster, Celestica company in Si Racha, 3 cases
  5. Risky occupations meeting many people, 13 cases
  6. 16 medical personnel
  7. Back from other provinces 11 cases
7.1 Bangkok, 6 cases
7.2 Khon Kaen, 1 case
7.3 Chaiyaphum, 1 case
7.4 Phuket, 1 case
7.5 Samut Prakan,
7 .6 Ubon Ratchathani, 1 case
8. Close contacts from previously confirmed cases in families – 121 cases, in workplaces – 130 cases, close personal contacts – 35 cases, and joined a party – 21 cases
9. Close contacts of a confirmed patient (under investigation), 40 cases
10. 348 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.