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7,574 new Covid cases, 78 more deaths

People who preregistered for Covid-19 vaccination under the Thai Ruam Thai programme queue for inoculation at Iconsiam Art Space in Bangkok on Monday. (Photo: Apichit Jinakul) There were 7,574 new Covid-19 cases and 78 more fatalities recorded during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on Tuesday morning.There were 7,059 cases in the…

8,165 new Covid cases, 55 more deaths

A woman and child take a rest at Lan Khon Muang Plaza in front of City Hall on Sunday, with the night curfew to be lifted in Bangkok on Monday. (Photo: Arnun Chonmahatrakool) There were 8,165 new Covid-19 cases and 55 more fatalities recorded during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on…

COVID-19 (coronavirus) travel advice

COVID-19 (coronavirus) travel adviceConsidering travel during the pandemic? Take precautions to protect yourself from COVID-19.By Mayo Clinic Staff Wide-spread vaccination holds promise for ending the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, but it won’t happen overnight. In the meantime, continue taking precautions to protect yourself and others if you must travel. If you’re fully vaccinated, you’re…

US concedes Covid origins may never be known

US concedes Covid origins may never be known Spy agencies say natural origins and lab leak are both plausible, but China ‘hinders’ investigation Security personnel stand guard outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology during a visit by a World Health Organization team investigating the origins of the coronavirus disease, in February of this year. (Reuters…

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…