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Leaders of 23 countries back pandemic treaty idea for future emergencies

BRUSSELS – Leaders of 23 countries and the World Health Organisation on Tuesday backed an idea to create an international treaty that would help the world deal with future health…

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Chinese firm to make 60 mn doses of Russia’s Sputnik vaccine

Russia has agreed a deal for more than 60 million doses of its Sputnik V vaccine to be produced in China from May, the jab’s developer said on Monday. The…

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39 new COVID-19 cases as new Saphan Soong cluster emerges

Thailand recorded 39 new COVID-19 cases today (Monday), as health officials keep a close watch on a new cluster in the Saphan Soong district of Bangkok, related to the Bang…

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134 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand on Friday

Thailand recorded 134 new COVID-19 cases, including 128 locally-acquired infections and 6 cases among arrivals from abroad, on Friday. Of the locally-acquired infections, Bangkok saw the most cases, with 82…

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Thailand investigates a post-COVID-19 inoculation death

Thai public health officials are investigating the death of a COVID-19 vaccine recipient. Vice Minister of Public Health, Dr. Sophon Mekthon, said Friday that the fatality was one of two…

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297 COVID cases among illegal immigrants at detention centres in Bangkok

An additional 297 illegal immigrants from Myanmar, Vietnam and Cambodia, currently being held in Bangkok immigration detention centres in Bang Khen and Suan Plu, have been found to be infected…

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Justice Ministry refutes Ratsadon leaders’ foul play claim, accuses them of resisting COVID screening

Thailand’s Ministry of Justice has explained that three detained Ratsadon leaders refused to be separated for COVID-19 screening, after the court allowed them to be transferred from Thonburi to Bangkok…

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Another death and 92 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand today

Thailand recorded one more death from COVID-19 and 92 new cases today (Thursday), including 40 in Samut Sakhon province and 21 in Bangkok. According to the CCSA, there are 78…

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City Hall starts mass inoculations related to Bang Khae markets

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has started the vaccination of vendors who are close to those already infected in the six markets in Bang Khae district of Bangkok, family members…

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COVID-19 inoculation of Thailand’s PM confirmed for tomorrow

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha will be inoculated with the AstraZeneca vaccine tomorrow (Tuesday), after the sudden postponement on Friday due to concerns over blood clots post vaccination. A subsequent investigation…

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107 COVID-19 cases linked to Bang Khae markets, 78 new cases recorded today

The Bang Khae market COVID-19 cluster has, so far, increased to 107 infections in Bangkok, Suphan Buri, Nakhon Pathom, Phetchaburi and Samut Sakhon, as Thailand recorded 78 new COVID-19 cases…

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58 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, cabinet to be inoculated on Friday

Thailand today recorded 58 new COVID-19 cases and 54 additional recoveries, according to the CCSA. The new cases include 53 locally-acquired infections and five among arrivals from abroad in state…

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Songkran festivities may be allowed without water splashing

Songkran festivities may be allowed this year, but without water splashing. This will, however, have to be proposed to and sanctioned by the CCSA first. The Secretary General of the…

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7 day quarantine for arrivals from abroad with vaccination certificate from April, excluding S. Africa

The Thai National Communicable Disease Committee has decided to shorten the mandatory quarantine period for vaccinated people arriving from abroad, from 14 to 7 days, effective from April, with the…

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Another death and 54 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand

One more fatality and 54 new COVID-19 infections were recorded in Thailand today, according to the CCSA. The fatality was a 63-year old diabetic Bangkok resident who suffered from hypertension…

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319 Thais injected with Sinovac vaccine on Sunday, no severe side effects case yet

Altogether 319 Thais, including Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, were given Sinovac vaccine injections on Sunday and, so far, there has not been a single case of severe side effects….

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89 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand on Monday

Thailand recorded 89 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, including 73 locally-acquired infections and 16 among arrivals from abroad in state quarantine, said CCSA assistant spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan at the…

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Thailand records 130 new COVID-19 cases and one death on Friday

COVID-19 has claimed another life today and 130 new infections have been recorded, according to the CCSA. CCSA assistant spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan said that the death was that of…

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150 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand on Thursday

Thailand recorded 150 new COVID-19 cases and 249 more recoveries today, pushing cumulative infections, since early last year, to 25,111, according to the CCSA. CCSA deputy spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan…

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Thailand records two more deaths, 143 new COVID cases

The Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported two more deaths from COVID-19 and 143 new cases today (Monday). According to CCSA deputy spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan, one of the…

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WHO team: Coronavirus unlikely to have leaked from China lab

The coronavirus most likely first appeared in humans after jumping from an animal, a team of international and Chinese scientists looking for the origins of COVID-19 said Tuesday, saying an…

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Thai health officials skeptical about vaccine passports

Thai health officials are not convinced about the “vaccine passport” idea, which would allow travellers, who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter Thailand without the need to endure 14-days…

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586 new COVID-19 cases recorded on Friday

The CCSA’s deputy spokesperson, Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan, announced that 586 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded today, 573 are local transmissions and 13 are from abroad. The new cases raise…

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Samut Sakhon still has most daily new cases, Bangkok intensifies proactive screening

Thailand recorded 809 new COVID-19 cases today (Thursday), 13 of whom are imported cases, with no new fatalities. Most of the new cases are asymptomatic. This brings the national total…

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New Zealand confirms two more virus cases in community

New Zealand confirmed two new cases of the more virulent South African Covid-19 strain in the community Thursday, as investigators scrambled to determine how the virus breached border controls. Health officials said the pair,…

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CCSA to consider easing restrictions on Friday, possibly reopening schools

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) is due to meet this Friday to consider easing restrictions, imposed nationally since the onset of the second COVID-19 outbreak in mid-December. CCSA…

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High risk group poses a serious COVID-19 concern in Samut Sakhon

A senior health official in Samut Sakhon province has expressed serious concern over a high-risk group of about 15,000 people who are still travelling and working as normal and risking…

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Field hospitals in Samut Sakhon standing by to admit 800 new COVID-19

Field hospitals in Thailand’s coastal province of Samut Sakhon were placed on standby on Monday to receive the around 800 new COVID-19 cases, expected after health officials began screening as…

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Prayut’s moment of truth arrives

The prime minister can be forgiven if he assumes that his previous problems were “political”, albeit ones that had more to do with ideology and power play than genuine well-being…

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188 new COVID-19 cases and 628 recoveries recorded in Thailand on Friday

Thailand recorded 188 new COVID-19 cases today, while 628 people have recovered from the disease, according to CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin. The new infections are 154 locally-acquired, including 73…

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249 new COVID-19 cases today, increase in middle-aged women getting infected

Thailand today has recorded 249 new COVID-19 cases, raising the cumulative total to 10,547 since early last year, including 6,090 cases since December 15th, when the first infection of the…

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Pattaya is a ghost town, but a handful entrepreneurs persevere

It was often said that Thailand’s world famous seaside resort town of Pattaya never sleeps. That was broadly true, until late last month, when the country’s second wave of COVID-19…

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COVID-19 Lockdown

Koh Larn under full lockdown

On the popular Larn Island off Pattaya, the local community resolved unanimously to lockdown the island until January 20th. Sorasak Thongbongpetch, secretary of the island’s community, said the decision has…

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Eateries in Bangkok can cater to dine-in customers up to 7pm only 

Starting Tuesday, restaurants, food shops and pavement food stalls in Bangkok can serve dine-in customers until 7pm only, after which only takeaway services are permissible, as the city’s administration tightens…

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COVID-19 infections jump to record high with 745 new cases in a single day

Thailand recorded 745 new COVID-19 cases today (Monday), the most in a single day since the virus reached Thailand, with the majority of the new cases being migrant workers. One…

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Biden says Trump vaccine plan falling ‘far behind’

US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday vowed a relentless effort to fight Covid-19 the moment he takes office, as he warned that Donald Trump’s vaccination drive was falling dangerously short….

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144 new COVID-19 cases in Thailand, Deputy Minister complains about illegal gambling in Rayong

Thailand recorded 144 new COVID-19 cases today (Monday), including 115 locally-acquired cases involving Thais, 14 foreign migrant workers and 15 arrivals from abroad in state quarantine, according to CCSA spokesman…

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Thailand could manufacture COVID-19 vaccine by the end of 2021

The Faculty of Medicine of Chulalongkorn University is expected to begin the first phase of candidate COVID-19 vaccine trials in humans next April. Should the vaccine candidate pass phase 1…

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81 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand today, 26 linked to Samut Sakhon

Thailand recorded 81 new COVID-19 cases today, including 37 Thais, of which 26 are related to a Samut Sakhon and 35 Myanmar migrant workers. CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Wissanuyothin said…

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CCSA spokesman urges sympathy for migrant workers

The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has called for understanding and sympathy for Myanmar migrant workers who are being affected by a new surge of the Covid-19 pandemic. “They…

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PM to chair special CCSA meeting tomorrow on measures to deal with COVID-19 outbreak

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has called a special meeting of the Centre of COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Thursday, to discuss measures needed to cope with the current COVID-19…

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Keep calm, Taiwan says after first local COVID-19 case in eight months

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on people on Wednesday to keep calm after the island confirmed its first locally transmitted case of COVID-19 since April 12, as the government announced…

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New COVID-19 outbreak to cost ฿45-60bn in economic damage if not contained in a month

It has been estimated that the current COVID-19 outbreak will cost the Thai economy about two billion baht a day, or as much as 60 billion baht a month, if…

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Seven-month old baby infected with COVID-19 in Suphan Buri province

A seven-month old girl, in Thailand’s central province of Suphan Buri, has become the youngest COVID-19 case since the start of the new outbreak, which originated in Samut Sakhon and…

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Kitchen equipment piles up as pandemic shutters Japan’s restaurants

A truck laden with kitchen sinks, cutlery, pots and pans pulls up to a warehouse in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, and workers begin to unload the goods taken from shuttered…

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Three more COVID-19 cases in Samut Sakhon as employers told not to hire illegal migrants

Employers in Thailand’s the coastal province of Samut Sakhon have been warned not to hire illegal migrant workers from Myanmar, or face harsh penalties, as health officials step up their…

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Three new COVID-19 cases linked to Thachilek recorded today in Chiang Rai

Three more Thai returnees from Myanmar’s Thachilek Township, in local quarantine facilities in the northern province of Chiang Rai, have tested positive for COVID-19, raising the number of infections linked…

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28 new COVID-19 cases, including one medic, are recorded in Thailand today

Thailand today recorded 28 new COVID-19 cases, including a medic infected in an alternative state quarantine facility and six Thai returnees from Myanmar’s Thachilek Township and in local quarantine. CCSA…

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25 new COVID cases recorded today, including seven more in Chiang Rai

Thailand recorded 25 new COVID-19 cases today (Wednesday), the biggest single day jump in several months. The infections are among arrivals from abroad in state quarantine, including seven Thai returnees…

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90 year old Margaret Keenan, the first patient in the UK to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, administered by nurse May Parsons at University Hospital, Coventry, England, Tuesday Dec. 8, 2020./ AP

Turning point’: UK giving 1st doses of COVID-19 vaccine

British health authorities rolled out the first doses of a widely tested and independently reviewed COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday, starting a global immunization program that is expected to gain momentum as…

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Four medics working in quarantine facility infected with COVID-19

Four medical personnel, working at an alternative state quarantine facility in Bangkok, are among 19 new COVID-19 cases recorded today (Tuesday). Dr. Chakkarath Pittayawong-anon, director of the Strategy and Planning…

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People line up to have their temperatures taken as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus at the Ministry of Transport at the border crossing over the second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Mae Sot in Tak province on October 29, 2020. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

We must develop a conscience to prevent a second wave of COVID-19

Thailand has been praised on the international stage for the way it is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. But the recent cases, discovered in several provinces, resulting from a group…

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Everyone in Chiang Rai to wear face masks as six new COVID-19 cases are reported

A province-wide campaign will be launched in Thailand’s northern border province of Chiang Rai to encourage everyone there to wear a face mask while they are outdoors, after six more…

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Betong residents told stay alert after Thai woman in quarantine diagnosed with COVID-19

People in the border district of Betong, Yala province, have been warned not to lower their guard and to wear face masks every time they are outdoors after a Thai…

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Dry ice will be used to help transport the Covid-19 vaccine, but hackers are targeting the supply chain involved, IBM has warned./ AFP

Hackers targeting Covid-19 vaccine supply chain, IBM warns

With multiple vaccines close to becoming available in a world gripped by the coronavirus pandemic, manufacturers have become the target of hackers trying to steal trade secrets or disrupt supply…

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16 Thais among 18 new COVID-19 cases recorded today in Thailand

Thailand today (Wednesday) recorded 18 new COVID-19 cases, including 16 Thais returning from abroad and a bar worker, who slipped into Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province from Myanmar’s…

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COVID-19 scare in Chiang Rai as everyone returning from Myanmar last month to be screened 

All people who travelled between Myanmar and Thailand’s Chiang Rai province in November have been told to report to health officials or village heads for COVID-19 screening, as the provincial…

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‘Pandemic’ chosen as Word of the Year

The 2020 prize for Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year went to an obvious choice: pandemic. The term had the most online dictionary lookups of any word, Merriam-Webster said on its…

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Los Angeles orders more restrictions as coronavirus surges

Los Angeles County announced a new stay-home order Friday as coronavirus cases surged out of control in the nation’s most populous county, banning most gatherings but stopping short of a…

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Three border camps, for 70,000 displaced people from Myanmar, locked down

About 70,000 displaced people from Myanmar, who have taken refuge in three border camps in Thailand’s northwestern province of Tak, have been barred from leaving after one of them was…

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Pandemic respite for Thai ‘sea gypsies’ threatened by mass tourism

Coronavirus has wrought havoc across the world, but for Thailand’s “sea gypsies” it has brought welcome respite from the threat of mass tourism. Since the pandemic began, life has been…

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CCSA postpones public health ministry’s plan to shorten mandatory quarantine

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, withheld approval today for the Public Health Ministry’s proposal to partially replace the 14-day mandatory quarantine with…

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South Korea to tighten social distancing, warns of new COVID-19 crisis

South Korea will impose stricter social distancing rules for the greater Seoul area a month after easing them, officials said on Tuesday, warning of an even bigger crisis if anti-COVID-19…

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In new breakthrough, Moderna’s Covid vaccine nearly 95% effective

US biotech firm Moderna on Monday announced its experimental vaccine against Covid-19 was almost 95 percent effective, a result hailed by the country’s top infectious disease scientist as “stunningly impressive.”…

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US adds 1 million Covid cases in less than a week

The US surpassed 11 million coronavirus cases Sunday, adding one million new cases in less than a week, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The dizzying rise came…

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British PM Johnson self-isolating after COVID-19 contact

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is self-isolating after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, a fresh setback after infighting among his top advisers plunged Downing Street…

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South Korean soldier found with COVID-19 after return from Thailand

A South Korean military officer, who participated in the planning of the Cobra Gold military exercise in Thailand’s eastern province of Rayong, was found to be infected with COVID-19 upon…

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US hits record COVID-19 hospitalizations amid virus surge

The U.S. hit a record number of coronavirus hospitalizations Tuesday and surpassed 1 million new confirmed cases in just the first 10 days of November amid a nationwide surge of…

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Thailand records four new COVID-19 infections, including a Hungarian diplomat

A Hungarian diplomat in Thailand is among four new COVID-19 cases recorded in the country today, according to the CCSA. The 53-year old unidentified diplomat is reported to have been…

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Vaccine ‘milestone’ hailed as global Covid cases soar

One of the teams racing to develop a coronavirus vaccine announced Monday its drug had shown 90 percent effectiveness, sending markets soaring and raising hopes of an end to the…

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Global coronavirus cases exceed 50 million after 30-day spike

Global coronavirus infections exceeded 50 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, with a second wave of the virus in the past 30 days accounting for a quarter of…

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People line up to sanitise their hands as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus at the Ministry of Transport at the border crossing over the second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Mae Sot in Tak province.

Thailand records seven new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

Seven new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Thailand today (Sunday). Six of them arrived from abroad and are in state quarantine and one is a Myanmar truck driver, who has…

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Thailand records one death and eight new COVID-19 cases on Friday

Thailand reported its latest death from COVID-19, the 60th since the outbreak of the contagion, as eight new infections were also recorded today, according to the CCSA. The fatality was…

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WHO chief in quarantine after contact tests positive for Covid-19

The World Health Organization chief said late Sunday that he was self-quarantining after someone he had been in contact with tested positive for Covid-19, but stressed he had no symptoms….

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People wearing face mask walk by an empty cafe in Berlin, Germany / REUTERS

France and Germany thrust into lockdown as second COVID-19 wave sweeps Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered their countries back into lockdown on Wednesday, as a massive second wave of coronavirus infections threatened to overwhelm Europe before…

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Seven new COVID-19 cases are recorded in Thailand on Monday

Thailand today recorded seven new COVID-19 cases, all of them are Thais returning from abroad and in state quarantine, according to the CCSA. The seven new infections include two men…

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Spain orders nationwide curfew to stem worsening outbreak

Buckling under the resurgence of the coronavirus in Europe, the Spanish government on Sunday declared a national state of emergency that includes an overnight curfew in hopes of not repeating…

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Thailand records five new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

Five new COVID-19 cases, all in state quarantine, were recorded in Thailand today (Sunday), according to the CCSA, including four Thai women returning from abroad and one 60-year old French…

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Three illegal immigrants caught at Thai-Myanmar border with ฿8m cash

Thai security officials seized about 8 million baht in cash from three Chinese nationals today. They had slipped across the porous Thai-Myanmar border, in Mae Sot district of Thailand’s northwestern…

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Medical staff wait for people wishing to perform a free test in a mobile Covid-19 novel coronavirus swab testing site on Khao San Road in the famous backpacker district of Bangkok on October 12, 2020.

Four new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand on Saturday

Thailand today recorded four new COVID-19 cases, including a French woman on Samui Island and three Thais returning from abroad, according to the CCSA. One of the three Thais is…

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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial Brazil volunteer dies, trial to continue

Brazilian health authority Anvisa said on Wednesday that a volunteer in a clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University had died but added that the…

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Hong Kong, Singapore agree ‘travel bubble’

Hong Kong and Singapore on Thursday said they had agreed “in principle” to set up a bubble allowing residents to travel freely between the two financial hubs as long as…

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Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for Covid-19: Portuguese FA

Ronaldo “is asymptomatic” and “will not play against Sweden” in Wednesday’s Nations League match, the federation said on its website. The 35-year-old Juventus forward, who has been voted the world’s top…

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China to test whole city of 9m as Europe rolls out new virus rules

All nine million people in a major Chinese port city will be tested for Covid-19 following a tiny outbreak, health officials said Monday, as surging infection numbers in Europe force…

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11 schools in Mae Sot closed as health officials conduct random COVID-19 tests

Eleven municipal schools, in Mae Sot district of Thailand’s northwestern province of Tak, are closed today as health workers spray them with disinfectant. Meanwhile, health officials are conducting random COVID-19…

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Thailand records 15 new COVID-19 cases in quarantine

Fifteen new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases in state quarantine, including six Thai soldiers returning from South Sudan, have been recorded in Thailand today, according to the CCSA. In addition to the…

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Border security with Malaysia increased to prevent spread of COVID-19

Security at the Thai-Malaysian border, especially along the Kolok River, has been increased, with more frequent patrols by troops and police aimed at preventing illegal migrants from slipping into Thailand,…

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Back to basics: how Covid-19 has changed our relationship with food

COVID-19’s appetite for swallowing up businesses has made everyone struggle and those who are escaping virtually unscathed are mainly new-generation food entrepreneurs who are taking advantage of what their predecessors…

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French-Japanese designer Kenzo Takada dies from COVID-19

Kenzo Takada, the iconic French-Japanese fashion designer famed for his jungle-infused designs and free-spirited aesthetic that channeled global travel, has died. He was 81. The family said in a statement…

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Trump criticized for leaving hospital to greet supporters

US President Donald Trump sparked an angry backlash from the medical community Sunday with a protocol-breaking visit to his supporters outside the hospital where he is being treated for the…

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