Pregnant woman, 34, confirmed as Prachuap’s latest COVID-19 fatality, 35 new cases reported

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Health officials reported a total of 35 new COVID-19 cases in Prachuap Khiri Khan on Sunday (July 11).

Of the new cases, 13 were found in Hua Hin, 2 of which were linked to the cluster at the pineapple processing factory.

Elsewhere in the province, Pranburi reported 10 new cases, 2 cases were found in Sam Roi Yot, 1 in Parchaup Khiri Khan, 8 in Bang Saphan and 1 in Bang Saphan Noi.

Six other cases were from people transferred from other provinces to Prachuap Khiri Khan for treatment.

One more death was also reported meaning the cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths in the province is 11.

The death was that of a 34 year old woman who was seven months pregnant.

Officials said the woman contracted the virus from a cluster linked to a funeral ceremony held in Ao Noi last month.

The new cases brings the total number of cases in the province since April 1 to 3,409.

Meanwhile, 34 people were also discharged from hospital or quarantine having made a full recovery.

Of the 3,409 cumulative total cases in the province, 842 are currently receiving treatment in hospital or are staying in quarantine, while a total of 2,557 have made a full recovery and have already been discharged.

Health officials say 48 patients are currently in a serious condition in hospital, while 27 others are in what is described as a moderate condition.

More than 87,300 people in Prachuap Khiri Khan have received a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, with 64,000 receiving a first dose and 23,200 receiving two doses.