PHETCHABURI, May 27 (TNA) – COVID-19 tests confirmed 256 more people were infected with the disease in the cluster of a Cal-Comp Electronics factory in the central plain province as the total cases in the cluster rose to 2,845, none of whom died of the virus yet.
The total cases comprised 1,255 workers and 1,590 migrants. The province also had three new COVID-19 cases among general people, which increased the total outside the cluster to 637. So far, Phetchaburi logged 3,482 COVID-19 cases in total. Of them, 503 recovered and 2,974 were at hospitals.
Phetchaburi governor Pakapong Thawipat said infected migrant workers were being rushed to field hospitals. Thai workers with the disease were transported from their dormitories to a quarantine facility at a nearby campus of Silpakorn University.
He expected the number of new COVID-19 cases in the cluster would decline. There was not a fatality in the cluster and mass testing on at-risk people linked to the factory would continue, the governor said. (TNA)