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Thailand to test thousands for Covid-19 after outbreak at shrimp market near Bangkok

Thailand on Sunday began testing tens of thousands of people for coronavirus and extended curbs on movement, a day after locking down a province following the country’s worst outbreak yet.The outbreak began at a shrimp market in Samut Sakhon, a province southwest of Bangkok and a centre of the seafood industry that is home to thousands of migrant workers.Four cases were reported there on Friday and that number had jumped to 689 by Sunday, the public health ministry said. Thailand had previously…

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