Coronavirus outbreak

STARTING DATE: 8 Nov 2020

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TOTAL UPDATE: 6,060 STORIES

An outbreak of a novel coronavirus started around mid-December 2019 in Wuhan, China. The virus spread around the world, with cases confirmed in around a dozen other countries including France, Australia and the US and dozens of deaths in China as of Jan 26, 2020.

Coronavirus outbreak
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08:33

20 Covid deaths, 3,682 new cases

There were 20 more Covid-19 fatalities and 3,682 new cases in the country over the past 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on Sunday morning.

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20 Covid deaths, 3,682 new cases
06:50

Covid mixed doses study gets big response

One million doses of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine will arrive in Thailand on Sunday, says the Chulabhorn Royal Academy (CRA).

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Covid mixed doses study gets big response
06:40

Magic 'sandbox'?

The Phuket reopening planned for July 1 is expected to draw more than 600,000 foreign and local tourists to the resort island and generate a cash flow of about 15 billion baht in the next three months, tourist authorities say.

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Magic 'sandbox'?
19 Jun 2021

Hun Sen in quarantine, 20 Covid deaths in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen went into 14-day quarantine on Saturday, as the country reported a one-day record of 20 deaths from Covid-19.

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Hun Sen in quarantine, 20 Covid deaths in Cambodia
19 Jun 2021

Pak Nam market closed after 100 positive tests

SAMUT PRAKAN: The Pak Nam fresh market in Muang district has been closed for 14 days until July 2 after more than 100 Covid-19 infections were discovered there.

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Pak Nam market closed after 100 positive tests
19 Jun 2021

Shenzhen airport on heightened virus alert

The airport in the southern Chinese megacity of Shenzhen cancelled hundreds of flights and tightened entry controls on Saturday after a restaurant employee tested positive for the Delta coronavirus variant.

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Shenzhen airport on heightened virus alert
19 Jun 2021

Covid cases at Hua Hin pineapple plant pass 400

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: Forty-five new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Prachuap Khiri Khan, 34 of them from a cluster at a canned pineapple factory in Hua Hin district, raising the total in the factory past 400.

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Covid cases at Hua Hin pineapple plant pass 400
19 Jun 2021

Cautious countdown

As Britain counts down to a full reopening a month from today, the public debate is over how much Covid suffering and death a society is prepared to live with.

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Cautious countdown
19 Jun 2021

Singapore sees early rush for Sinovac vaccine

SINGAPORE: Offering Sinovac Biotech Covid-19 vaccines to the public in Singapore for the first time since Friday, several private clinics reported overwhelming demand for the Chinese-made shot, despite already available rival vaccines having far higher efficacy.

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Singapore sees early rush for Sinovac vaccine
19 Jun 2021

145 new Covid-19 cases in Chon Buri

CHON BURI: Another 145 new coronavirus infections have been reported in Chon Buri, many linked to a cluster at Talad Mai market and a migrant workers’ camp.

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145 new Covid-19 cases in Chon Buri