BANGKOK— Thailand reported on Saturday a daily record of 18,912 new coronavirus infections, bringing the country's total accumulated cases to 597,287.
The country also reported 178 new deaths, also a daily record, taking total fatalities to 4,857.
Cases have been rising in Southeast Asian countries with the spread of the highly transmissible Delta variant.
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