Aug 29: Prachuap reports 396 new COVID-19 cases, 226 in Hua Hin


Health officials on Sunday (Aug 29) reported 396 new COVID-19 cases, 226 of which were found in Hua Hin.

Elsewhere in the province, 31 cases were found in Pranburi, 2 cases in Sam Roi Yot, No- cases in Kuiburi, 1 case in Thap Sakae, 9 cases in Bang Saphan, 1 case in Bang Saphan Noi, and 126 cases in Mueang Prachuap Khiri Khan.

Health officials said they have discovered cases at the following clusters:

Hua Hin:
– Rit Rou Chai combat training centre​ ​(+213 cases)

Prachuap​ Khiri ​Khan​:
-Prachuap prison ​(+124 cases)

Three more deaths were also reported, with 2 Thai men 59, 67-years-old, from Pranburi and Mueang Prachuap, as well as a Thai woman from Pranburi.

Health officials said all three of the deceased had underlying health conditions and had not been vaccinated.

The new cases bring the total number of cases in the province since April 1 to 8,214 cases.

Meanwhile, 96 people were also discharged from hospital or quarantine having made a full recovery.

Of the 8,214 cumulative total cases in the province, 1,655 are currently receiving treatment in hospital or are staying in quarantine, while a total of 6,507 have made a full recovery and have already been discharged.

Health officials say 62 patients are currently in a serious condition in hospital, while 285 others are in what is described as a moderate condition.

Health officials on Sunday reported a total of 247,990 vaccine doses have been administered in the province.

Of those, 170,657 people have received one dose, while 72,237 people have received two doses.