Thailand reports daily record of 239 new coronavirus deaths

A health worker prepares a dose of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Central Vaccination Centre, inside the Bang Sue Grand Station, Thailand, on June 21, 2021.
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BANGKOK - Thailand reported on Tuesday (Aug 17) a daily record of 239 new coronavirus deaths, bringing the country's total number of fatalities to 7,973.

The country's coronavirus taskforce also reported 20,128 new infections, taking total cases to 948,442.

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