The PPHO report for Dec 28, marked as accurate as of 8pm last night, was posted online at 9:45pm.
The report marked 15 new infections among Sandbox tourist arrivals and 19 new infections among Test & Go tourists, but no new infections among other international arrivals.
The report marked no new deaths attributed to COVID-19, leaving the total number of deaths in Phuket attributed to COVID-19 since Apr 3 at 143.
After 55 COVID deaths in September, 44 deaths in October and 18 deaths in November, officials so far have marked six COVID deaths in Phuket in December.
Meanwhile, the 30 new local infections reported bring the total number of new local infections reported on the island in the past seven days to 227, as follows:
- Dec 22 - 33 new cases
- Dec 23 - 31 new cases
- Dec 24 - 37 new cases
- Dec 25 - 27 new cases
- Dec 26 - 38 new cases
- Dec 27 - 31 new cases
- Dec 28 - 30 new cases
The report marked 21 people infected with COVID-19 in other provinces before entering Phuket (+1), as well as 39 returning from other countries and testing positive (zero change), and 42 COVID patients brought back to Phuket under the “Bring Phuket people home” policy since Apr 3 (zero change).
The report also marked 326 Phuket Sandbox arrivals who have tested positive for the virus after landing on the island since July 1, and 173 Test & Go tourists who have tested positive since Nov 1.
According to the PPHO COVID situation report, 451 people were under medical care or supervision, 12 more than the 439 reported yesterday.
The report also marked 19,059 people in total being discharged from medical care for COVID infection since Apr 3 ‒ 53 more than the 19,006 reported yesterday.
The report recorded one person suspected of being infected with COVID-19 after testing positive by antigen test kit (ATK), while the total number of people reported as currently being held at ‘COVID-19 Care Centers’ across the island decreased from 39 to 36.
According to the report for Dec 28, there are zero ‘Red’ patients (zero change), 104 ‘Yellow’ patients (-3) and 43 ‘Green’ patients (-5) in care.
A further 117 people who tested positive for COVID-19 were at ‘hospitels’ (+11), and 36 were designated to recover in “Community Isolation“ (+7), which includes self-quarantining at home.
The report for Dec 28 also marked that of 1,944 hospital beds in total available (zero change), 300 were occupied (+10).