Jan 15: Prachuap reports 71 new COVID-19 cases, 34 cases in Hua Hin

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Health officials on Saturday (Jan 15) reported 71 new COVID-19 cases, 34 of which were found in Hua Hin.

Elsewhere in the province, 9 cases were found in Pranburi, 5 cases in Sam Roi Yot, 1 case in Kuiburi, 1 case in Thap Sakae, 4 cases in Bang Saphan, 2 cases in Bang Saphan Noi, and 11 cases in Mueang Prachuap Khiri Khan.

No new deaths were reported today.

Five cases were found in people who had travelled to Hua Hin from overseas.

Of the 21,555 cumulative total cases in the province, 723 are currently receiving treatment in hospital or are staying in quarantine, while a total of 20,710 have made a full recovery and have already been discharged.

Health officials say 4 patients are currently in a serious condition in hospital, while 92 others are in what is described as a moderate condition.

Meanwhile, health officials have announced 873,148 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine have been provided in Prachuap Khiri Khan.

Of those, 412,405 have received one dose and 387,201 have received both doses, and 70,885 people have received a third ‘booster’.

Meanwhile, the fourth dose for medical personnel has begun, with 2,657 persons receiving it so far.