Coronavirus: Thailand tightens restrictions after record cases and casualties; Singapore to donate spare vaccines


Thailand has tightened coronavirus restrictions and warned of further measures as daily cases surpassed 10,000 for the first time and the death toll hit a record 141 on Saturday despite an overnight curfew in Bangkok and several other provinces.The surge since April has overwhelmed hospitals, strained the economy and thrown tourism recovery plans in doubt. The vaccine roll-out, hindered by supply problems, has been sluggish with some 5 per cent of the population fully vaccinated and 15 per cent…

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