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Chon Buri reports a decline in daily Covid-19 infections – Tuesday, 91

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Chon Buri province, which includes Pattaya, is seeing a general decline in the amount of daily Covid-19 infections today. 91 were reported today. Yesterday, the number of infections reported in the province was 153.

The total amount of infections in the province since the third wave began at the start of April, sits at 2,855, with 1,611 still in medical care in the province. There have been 7 recorded deaths since the beginning of April. 1,237 people in total have now been released from medical care, with over 100 people being released yesterday alone.

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City area of Chon Buri – 25
Si Racha – 16
Bang Lamung (includes Pattaya) – 18
Phanat Nikhom – 2
Sattahip – 2
Ban Bueng – 1
Pan Thong – 4
Koh Jan – 6
Nong Yai – 2
5 patients from other provinces transferred to Chonburi for medical care.
In the last day, a total of 242 close contacts were tested through contact tracing, and 1231 people were tested by proactive testing. Another 715 people were tested from Royal mobile testing vans. All are waiting for the test results.

Chon Buri officials are asking people to continue to stay home, socially distance, and follow other Covid-19 related measures to control the situation. Chon Buri officially became a deep red zone according to a government zoning program based on Covid-19 cases, which brings additional restrictions for at least 2 weeks, like the closure of dine-in at restaurants.

Chon Buri Public Health officials say a sharp increase of cases being traced from family members and home gatherings are being found, warning residents that the majority of cases are now from homes and not businesses. They say that the vast majority of cases are asymptomatic and many people did not know they were infected.

SOURCE: The Pattaya News

 

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    Stardust

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 2:05 pm

    So it means as we can read it comes not now from business but from their homes, but in the next sentence they say the people should stay at home. Also absurd is it is not allowed to go swim alone at the sea as there is Covid at the sea. Absurdistan and absolute loss of any common sense and daily we can see the headless chicken with their incompetent actions. It is scary that these headless chicken manage a country.

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    Graham Walker

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 4:53 pm

    Yeah very interesting report, it’s interesting how Covid can tell the difference between night and day, the beach and a bar. The mayor is happy with a drop to 91 cases, wonder how he will feel after the 715 get their results (oh but they will go on tomorrow’s count so it won’t matter).

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    Jason

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 5:14 pm

    Yes it is scary, but each individual controls their own behaviour. Do your part and things will change.

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    Slugger

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 6:36 pm

    @Stardust – You can always go home. No-one is begging you to stay here with that attitude.

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    S2k

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 10:54 pm

    The point is to limit places where people will congregate. Is it hard to understand? They want people to stay home.

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Chon Buri releases Covid timeline of recent market cluster

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Chon Buri is releasing a Covid-19 timeline of a recent market cluster that is seeing 19 cases of the virus so far. The Chonburi Public Health Office is asking those who visited the places listed below, to notify health authorities and monitor their health for Covid symptoms.

The following is an English version of the timeline, translated by The Pattaya News:

  1. Phra Phrom Market in Nong Kham, Si Racha on May 1 from 9:30am to 11am
  2. Thong Lang Market in Khlong Tamru, Mueang Chonburi on May 1 from 3pm to 8pm
  3. Thong Kung Klong Tom Market in Na Pa, Mueang Chonburi on May 7 from 3pm to 8 pm

Meanwhile, today’s provincial totals from the last 24 hours see a slight increase in infections, at 73, up from 63 yesterday. Today there was 1 Covid-related death reported over the past day, but no details have been released on that case yet. This week will also see wider scale testing at factories and high-risk occupations in the province.

 

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Today’s new infections increase the total amount of Covid infections in the province, since early April, to 3,434. 1,485 are listed as still in medical care, and 1,939 have been released, with 94 discharged yesterday alone. The province has seen 10 fatalities from the virus since the same time as well. The last day saw 133 close contacts tested for the virus, and 279 proactively tested. There are no reports of Royal mobile van testing over the past 2 days, according to The Pattaya News.

The new infections by district are as follows:

Mueang Chonburi – 3

Si Racha – 5

Banglamung (including Pattaya) – 49

Phanat Nikhom – 1

Sattahip – 8

Phan Thong -4

Ko Chan – 1

2 patients from other provinces transferred to Chonburi for medical care.

SOURCE: The Pattaya News/The Pattaya News

 

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Chon Buri sees lowest number of new, daily infections since early April – Monday, 63

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Chon Buri province, including Pattaya, is reporting 63 new, daily Covid-19 infections, and 1 new death. The number is a large drop from yesterday’s totals and is the lowest daily amount reported since early April. The total in the current wave of infections is now 3,361, with 1,507 currently listed as in treatment for the virus, and 9 deaths. 1,845 have been released from treatment of the virus, with 78 being released yesterday alone.

The breakdown of new infections by district are as follows:

The main city are of Chonburi – 20

Si Racha – 16

Bang Lamung (including Pattaya) – 14

Sattahip – 2

Ban Bueng – 3

Phan Thong – 5

3 patients from other provinces transferred to Chonburi for medical care.

485 close contacts were tested through contact-tracing, 660 tested proactively, and 0 recorded as tested through the Royal mobile van testing units. The Pattaya News says the number of tests performed is lower than the previous average of 2,000 per day that has been present in the past several weeks.

Details on the new death have not been released. Chonburi Public Health Department officials stated that almost all of the new have arisen from mostly small, private gatherings, with 2-3 people who are not related, having drinks or food together outside. Thailand today, is reporting 1,630 new, daily infections and 22 deaths over the past 24 hours.

The only 5 imported Covid-19 cases yesterday were from neighbouring countries, Cambodia, Malaysia and Myanmar. Authorities say that patrols will have to be stepped up at this time to control the illegal border crossings. All 5 people caught were Thais who were were trying to cross back into Thailand without going through the border checkpoints. They’ve all been admitted to state hospitals.

SOURCE: The Pattaya News

 

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Fisherman’s body found after 3-day search in Chon Buri

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After a 3-day search, a body of a missing fisherman was found off the coast of Lin Island in Chon Buri’s Sattahip district. A squid boat capsized around 3am on Thursday after a heavy storm. Local police were called after a resident reported a dead body floating in the water.

The 52 year old captain and a 17 year old crew member were rescued that morning. Royal Thai Navy divers found 31 year old Peerayut Sornjai’s body the next day. 60 year old Somsak Sri Teeraprasert’s body was found yesterday around 18 nautical miles away from the Lin Island coast.

The fishing boat captain, Thanathep Mingmechai, says the storm was unexpected and the heavy wind and rain caused the vessel to sink. The young crew member, Thanakorn Pangpali, told Pattaya News that he and the captain used empty fuel tanks and water barrels to keep themselves afloat until they were rescued.

“The boat captain and I held onto empty gallon barrels used for water and oil and floated in the sea for more than two hours in rough conditions before nearby rescue boats saved us. Our fellow crew members vanished under the waves following the boat capsizing after a large wave hit us.”

SOURCE: Pattaya News

 

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