Thai government trying to balance health and economy

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    Thailand is facing a record rise in new cases of COVID-19, with more than 1,500 new infections reported on Saturday.

    But the Thai government appears reluctant to order a third lockdown, as Al Jazeera’s Tony Cheng reports from Bangkok, Thailand.

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