Oct 28: Prachuap reports 280 new COVID-19 cases, 34 cases in Hua Hin

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Health officials on Thursday (Oct 28) reported 280 new COVID-19 cases, 34 were found in Hua Hin.

Elsewhere in the province, 222 cases were found in Pranburi, 2 cases in Sam Roi Yot, 7 cases in Kuiburi, zero cases found in Thap Sakae, 3 cases in Bang Saphan, 1 case in Bang Saphan Noi, and 11 cases in Mueang Prachuap Khiri Khan.

Health officials said 14 cases were discovered in Hua Hin and Nong Khae – the two districts due to reopen as part of the Hua Hin Recharge project.

Two deaths were also reported, including an 80-year-old woman who lived in Nong Ta Team, Pran Buri, who had a congenital illness and had not been vaccinated. The other one was Thai man aged 39 who worked as a truck driver in Hua Hin. He did not have any underlying health conditions nor had he been vaccinated, health officials said.

Of the 14,753 cumulative total cases in the province, 2,776 are currently receiving treatment in hospital or are staying in quarantine, while a total of 12,506 have made a full recovery and have already been discharged.

Health officials say 51 patients are currently in a serious condition in hospital, while 268 others are in what is described as a moderate condition.

Meanwhile, health officials have announced that 330,630 people in Prachuap Khiri Khan have received a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, 330,630 have received one dose and 261,430 have received both doses. 15,667 people have received a third ‘booster’.