Chonburi, led by Banglamung with 193, announces 525 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 and three new deaths

Highlights:

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

  • 525 people recovered and were released from medical care

  • 3 new deaths

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 525 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with three new deaths, January 15th, 2022.

This makes a total of 10,394 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 8,290 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 10 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in the beginning of this year, January, 2022.

Additionally, 525 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 2,094 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.
The three new deaths were the average age of 82 years old. Two of them were not vaccinated. All of them had numerous personal health problems and pre-existing conditions.
In total, 1,927,081 people in Pattaya and Chonburi have received their first dose of a Covid -19 vaccine which is 82.74 percent of the total Chonburi population. Of those, 299,828 have received their first dose and are what the Thai government calls 608 groups (elders, have chronic health problems, and pregnant) which is 81.05 percent of those in these risk groups in Chonburi.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 73, Si Racha 158, Banglamung (Pattaya) 193, Panat Nikhom 7, Sattahip 25 (in Navy area 9), Ban Bueng 15, Phan Thong 14, Bor Thong 2, Ko Chan 2, Ko Si Chang 2, and 34 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, 30 cases
  2. Active case finding at restaurants that sell alcohol in Pattaya and Banglamung, 12 cases
  3. Cluster, Anan Rongroj Service company in Si Racha, 3 cases
  4. Cluster, Mitsubishi Motor company in Si Racha, 4 cases
  5. Risky occupations meeting many people, 11 cases
  6. 13 medical personnel
  7. Back from other provinces 13 cases
7.1 Bangkok, 4 cases
7.2 Kalasin, 2 cases
7.3 Kanchanaburi, 1 case
7.4 Buriram, 1 case
7.5 Phayao, 1 case
7.6 Ratchaburi, 1 case
7.7 Sakaeo, 1 case
7.8 Udon Thani,1 case
7.9 Ubon Ratchathani, 1 case
8. Close contacts from previously confirmed cases in families – 115 cases, in workplaces – 114 cases, close personal contacts – 32 cases, and joined a party – 15 cases
9. Close contacts of a confirmed patient (under investigation), 19 cases
10. 144 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 closing in on 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 except when commuting between the two.