More Covid infections in Korat

More Covid infections in Korat

People register for Covid-19 vaccination at CentralPlaza Nakhon Ratchasima. Another 71 infections were reported in the province on Friday. (Photo: Prasit Tangprasert)
People register for Covid-19 vaccination at CentralPlaza Nakhon Ratchasima. Another 71 infections were reported in the province on Friday. (Photo: Prasit Tangprasert)

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Another 71 Covid-19 cases, 25 of them people arriving from at-risk provinces, have been reported in this northeastern province, where a close watch is being kept on six infection clusters.

The new infections were reported in Muang,  Bua Yai, Kaeng Sanam Nang, Sung Noen, Pra Thong Kham,  Kham Sakae Saeng, Pak Thong Chai, Chok Chai, Chum Phuang, Noen Sung, Sikhiu, Wang Nam Khieo, Khong,  Khon Buri, Sida, and Huai Thalaeng districts.

Twenty-five were people coming from Bangkok, Ayutthaya and Samut Prakan, the provincial communicable disease control committee said on Friday.

The new cases brought the provincial total in the latest outbreak to 1,813, of which 727 remained in hospital care. The death toll remained at 20.  

The panel said there were six clusters under close watch.

The six were:  a cluster of relatives in Chok Chai district with  27 infected cases, a cluster at  Moo 1 village in tambon Dan Takhian of Dan Khun Thod district with 37 cases, a family cluster in tambon Ban Mai of Muang district with six cases, a construction workers’ camp in tambon Pruyai in Muang district with 20 cases, a cluster at Kharuehardthong housing estate in Muang ditrict with 32 cases,  and a construction workers’ camp on Soi 3 of Chang Phuek Road in Muang district with 16 cases. 

The panel has also previously asked people to not to leave their homes from 10pm-4am, while shopping malls and convenience stores must close at 9pm and on-site classes at all schools have been suspended until the end of July.


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