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India’s daily Covid cases spike to new global record

By Reuters Staff, published by Channel NewsAsia Bengaluru – India’s Covid-19 infections crossed the 18 million mark today (April 29) with almost 380,000 new cases, breaking another world record for new daily infections. The explosion in infections, blamed in part on a new virus variant as well as mass political and religious events, has overwhelmed

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Six provinces placed under highest Covid control

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) big committee meeting chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha this afternoon (April 29) placed six provinces under the highest control to rein in the current coronavirus wave, said. CCSA’s spokesman Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin said at 4 p.m. that the six provinces are Bangkok, Chonburi, Chiang Mai, Nonthaburi,

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