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Chonburi province extends lockdown

Chonburi province extends lockdown to prevent further spread of COVID-19

The Governor of Chonburi, Pakarathorn Tianchai, has extended the provincial lockdown, which restricts travel to and from Si Chang Island, until further notice.

The Marine Office of Chonburi is also ordered to issue guidelines for all boat operators, and the District Chief of Si Chang Island must issue screening guidelines for travel on the island.

Travel restrictions for Si Chang Island were first introduced on January 6th.

No new COVID-19 infections were recorded in Chonburi today, leaving the cumulative number of cases at 647, with 525 recoveries, 121 still being treated in hospitals and one COVID-19 related fatality.

Meanwhile, the provincial health office of Chonburi said that, while the number of infections has decreased, the lack of new infections today does not mean that there will not be more.