Covid-19: Thailand is struggling to contain new wave

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    While countries around the world are lifting their lockdown, #Thailand is struggling to overcome a resurgent wave of #Covid-19 infections. Thailand has reported 189,828 infections, with more than 80% of the new figures recorded since April.

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