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Coronavirus: Thai prison cluster widens; New Zealand opens travel bubble with Cook Islands

Thailand’s daily coronavirus cases on Monday surged to a record with outbreaks in prisons and construction sites in the capital showing no signs of easing.The country reported 9,635 new infections, the highest-single day increase since the pandemic began, with 6,853 cases coming from prison clusters alone.The new outbreaks underscore the need to speed up the vaccination drive that has seen only about 2 per cent of Thailand’s population inoculated, trailing the pace of neighbours like Indonesia,…

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