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Chon Buri adds 99 new Covid-19 infections today

Neill Fronde



FILE PHOTO: Covid-19 cases continue to be identified from entertainment venues across Thailand.

The Chon Buri Covid-19 cluster is spreading with the Chon Buri Provincial Public Health Office confirming 99 new cases today. The province, which contains Pattaya, seems to be following a growing infection trend. The Pattaya area saw 47 new cases, and Mueang Chon Buri had 41 cases, with other districts having less than 5 each. 2 people infected with Covid-19 were brought from outside Chon Buri for treatment locally. The new cases bring the total number of Covid-19 infections in the province up to 710 people.

While infections are on the rise, officials advise that the numbers are not showing a severe or exponential increase and are in line with daily averages. They say the growing numbers are more likely due to “diligent testing throughout the community”, especially in nightlife venues and popular entertainment districts. 984 cautionary tests were administered today along with 342 people suspected to have been in close contact with Covid-19 infected people.

Within the new infections, 41 people are still being investigated to find the source of the virus, while 29 people were family members or close contacts of other infected people.

The sources of new infections are…

    • 3 infections at The Box 69 Pattaya
    • 3 infections at Cetus Pattaya
    • 3 infections at Garden 168
    • 1 infection at Bone Pattaya
    • 1 infection at Insomnia Pattaya
    • 5 infections at Flintstone’s Pub in Meung Chon Buri, the source of 137 cases total.
    • 4 infections at Infinity Siracha
    • 3 infections at 2.7 Replay Bang Saen
    • 4 infections at Entertainment venues in Bangkok

SOURCE: The Pattaya News


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    Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 4:10 pm

    99 infections for how many test made?

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    Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 4:46 pm

    Any PCR test is completely worthless and as the PCR test is currently being used in Thailand these numbers you cite are totally meaningless. The only thing they’re good for is scaring people into taking the jab which of course is what all this is about.

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    Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 8:47 am

    How about educating yourself before writing nonsense.

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    Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 4:32 pm

    Wow. Thais can only get infection in pubs. Maybe because farangs visited pubs before them.
    Surprisingly, no symptoms and no deaths at all.
    More than pandemic, let’s call it illusionism…

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Neill is a journalist from the United States with 10 years broadcasting experience and national news and magazine publications. He graduated with a degree in journalism and communications from the University of California and has been living in Thailand since 2014.

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