467 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Chonburi today
2,737 positive ATK (rapid antigen) tests were reported but all require a second confirmed PCR test before being counted as official cases. The ATK positive tests are just “possible” cases until confirmed by PCR. TPN notes, however, that second confirmed tests are no longer mandatory except for high-risk groups.
680 (PCR) and 4,362 (ATK) recovered and were released from medical care
Ten new deaths
The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 467 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with ten new deaths, on April 29th, 2022.
This makes a total of 104,162 cases (PCR) and 292,321 cases (ATK) of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 5,397 (PCR) and 35,948 (ATK) people still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 271 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections at the beginning of this year, January 2022.
Additionally, 680 (PCR) and 4,362 (ATK) people were also released and recovered yesterday in Chonburi. 98,494 (PCR) and 256,373 (ATK) people in total have now been released from medical care and recovered in Chonburi since this current wave of Covid-19 began at the beginning of this year, January 2022.
The ten new deaths were aged 27, 39, 42, 46, 52, 62, 70, 71, 82, and 88 with severe personal health problems and pre-existing conditions. Four of them were not vaccinated.
In total, 2,067,523 people in Pattaya and Chonburi have received their first dose of a Covid -19 vaccine which is 88.73 percent of the total Chonburi population. Of those, 308,778 have received their first dose and are what the Thai government calls 608 groups (elders, have chronic health problems, and pregnant) which is 83.47 percent of those in these risk groups in Chonburi.
997,060 people have received their triple dose which is 42.81 percent of the total Chonburi population. Of those, 179,995 are 608 groups which are 48.66 percent of those in these risk groups in Chonburi.
The district-level new cases were as follows today:
Mueang Chonburi 100, Sri Racha 139, Banglamung (Pattaya) 86, Panat Nikhom 5, Sattahip 49, Ban Bueng 10, Phan Thong 31, ฺBor Thong 13, Ko Chan 5, Nong Yai 2, and 27 people transferred from other provinces for medical care.
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