Chon Buri: 12 more Covid-19 deaths, 1,003 new cases
published : 8 Mar 2022 at 12:03
writer: Online Reporters
Another 12 Covid-19 deaths and 1,003 confirmed new cases were reported in Chon Buri. Of the new fatalities, seven were not vaccinated.
The Chon Buri public health office said on Tuesday that the latest fatalities were aged 36-94 years, with an average age of 71. Most had an underlying health condition.
Of the 12 deaths, five were vaccinated – one having had a third shot, three a second dose and one a single dose. Seven had no record of having been vaccinated, the provincial public health said on its Facebook page.
As of Tuesday, a total of 844,322 people in this eastern province had received their third dose of Covid-19 vaccine. Of these, 2,031 have been infected (240.55 per 100,000 population) and one died (0.12 per 100,000).
A total of 1,891,944 had received a second jab, of which 2,902 caught the virus (153.39 per 100,000) and eight died (0.42 per 100,000).
A total of 100,973 people received one dose and 336,156 people were not yet vaccinated. This month 3,731 who were not fully vaccinated and those who had not yet had a shot were diagnosed with Covid-19 (853.52 per 100,000) and 17 died (3.89 per 100,000), according to the provincial public health office.
The new infections were a mix of local cases and infected people from other provinces who sought treatment in Chon Buri.
Thirty-six of the new patients had at-risk occupation. Twenty-two were medical workers. Fourteen infected people had travelled from Samut Prakan (4), Bangkok (2), Chachoengsao (2), Suphan Buri (2), Khon Kaen (1), Chanthaburi (1), Phuket (1) and Ayutthaya (1).
Another 332 people came into contact with confirmed cases – family members (201), workplaces (70, people close to them (55) - or were at parties (6).
Forty-two cases came into contact with confirmed cases and they were under disease investigation. The remaining 499 cases were still under investigation.
Si Racha district logged the highest number of new cases at 276, followed by Bang Lamung district (234) and Muang district (208). The remaining cases were reported in other areas, according to the provincial public relations office.