Thailand faces worst COVID-19 outbreak

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    Thailand is facing what appears to be its worst outbreak of COVID-19 so far.

    This is a blow for the tourism-dependent nation, which was hoping to reopen in time to celebrate its New Year holiday.

    Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports from the Thai capital Bangkok.

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