Chonburi, led by Banglamung with 208, announces 454 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 and no new deaths


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

  • 1,339 people recovered and were released from medical care

  • No new deaths

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 454 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with no new deaths, January 17th, 2022.

This makes a total of 11,540 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 7,329 people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 11 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in the beginning of this year, January, 2022.

Additionally, 1,339 people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 4,200 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.
In total, 1,927,812 people in Pattaya and Chonburi have received their first dose of a Covid -19 vaccine which is 82.86 percent of the total Chonburi population. Of those, 300,030 have received their first dose and are what the Thai government calls 608 groups (elders, have chronic health problems, and pregnant) which is 81.10 percent of those in these risk groups in Chonburi.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi 61, Si Racha 108, Banglamung (Pattaya) 208, Panat Nikhom 2, Sattahip 35 (in Navy area 4), Ban Bueng 6, Phan Thong 12, Nong Yai 1, Ko Si Chang 4, and 17 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. Active case finding at restaurants that sell alcohol in Pattaya and Banglamung, 15 cases
  3. Risky occupations meeting many people, 16 cases
  4. 5 medical personnel
  5. Back from other provinces
5.1 Ubon Ratchathani, 4 cases
5.2 Bangkok, 3 cases
5.3 Chiang Mai, 1 cases
5.4 Nonthaburi, 1 cases
5.5 Pathum Thani, 1 cases
5.6 Ayutthaya, 1 cases
6. Close contacts from previously confirmed cases in families – 120 cases, in workplaces – 92 cases, close personal contacts – 20 cases, and joined a party – 9 cases
7. Close contacts of a confirmed patient (under investigation), 17 cases
8. 139 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.