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Thailand imposes tough COVID-19 restrictions as cases rise

Soe Zeya Tun, Reuters

Posted at Jul 13 2021 09:41 AM | Updated as of Jul 13 2021 11:33 AM

Thailand imposes tough COVID-19 restrictions as cases rise

A man uses his phone at an almost empty road which is usually crowded with people, as lockdown and travel restrictions are imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday evening. Thailand implemented one of its toughest restrictions in more than a year due to a spike in COVID-19 cases as the country recorded 8,656 new infections and 80 deaths on Monday.