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Covid fears mount as Bangkok eyes tourists

Covid fears mount as Bangkok eyes tourists A worker cleans Don Mueang, one of the airports to reopen for fully vaccinated travellers on Monday. (Photo: Pattarapong Chatpattarasill) About 300,000 foreign tourists are expected to visit Bangkok in each of the next two months after the capital reopens, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).However,…

8,452 new Covid cases, 57 more deaths

Food is served to customers on a small raft at the Krua Sai Noi restaurant, which is built partly over water, in Nonthaburi province on Tuesday. The service is aimed at eliminating contact between customers and staff for health safety and has proven popular. (Photo: Pattarapong Chatpattarasill) There were 8,452 new Covid-19 cases and 57…

Why aren’t COVID-19 vaccinations required for Ottawa police officers?

OTTAWA — Ottawa’s police chief says the force’s COVID-19 vaccination policy, which does not require members be vaccinated, is safe for officers and the public. Unlike federal government and city workers, who could lose their jobs if they aren’t vaccinated, police officers can continue working without getting their shots. Instead, unvaccinated officers will be required…

7,706 new Covid cases, 66 more deaths

Staff of Triamwitpattana School in Kannayao district of Bangkok disinfect a classroom on Monday in preparation for the school’s reopening. It is one of 63 schools in the capital that will resume in-classroom teaching on Nov 1. (Photo: Varuth Hirunyatheb) There were 7,706 new Covid-19 cases and 66 more fatalities recorded during the previous 24…

44 Covid deaths, 8,675 new cases

44 Covid deaths, 8,675 new cases Shoppers return to Talad Rod Fai on Srinakarin Road, in Bangkok, on Sunday, when the market reopened. (Photo: Wichan Charoenkiatpakul) Thailand logged 44 new Covid-19 fatalities and 8,675 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Monday morning.On Sunday, 9,589 Covid-19 patients were discharged…

COVID-19 (coronavirus): Long-term effects

COVID-19 (coronavirus): Long-term effectsCOVID-19 symptoms can sometimes persist for months. The virus can damage the lungs, heart and brain, which increases the risk of long-term health problems.By Mayo Clinic Staff Most people who have coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) recover completely within a few weeks. But some people — even those who had mild versions of…

COVID-19: Who’s at higher risk of serious symptoms?

COVID-19: Who’s at higher risk of serious symptoms?Other health conditions, such as heart or lung disease, can increase your risk of developing dangerous symptoms if you become infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).By Mayo Clinic Staff Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) symptoms can vary widely. Some people have no symptoms at all, while others become so…