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WASHINGTON: The United States threw its weight behind a waiver on patent protections for Covid-19 vaccines as India Thursday posted record deaths and infections from a catastrophic wave swamping the country.

AYUTTHAYA: Nineteen more coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Ayutthaya province, with most catching the virus from other confirmed cases, lifting the provincial total to 454.

A high-ranking official has confirmed that authorities plan to include 3 million foreigners living in the country in its mass vaccination programme to protect the entire population, amid concerns over the scope of vaccine access.

Consumer confidence hit a record low in April, dented by a new wave of COVID-19 infections, which could cost the economy as much as 600 billion baht if it cannot be contained this month, the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTTC) said on Thursday.

New Covid-19 clusters, with a total of 160 cases, were found in Bang Kae district of Bangkok, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration reported on Thursday.

Arnon Nampa, jailed without bail since February on charges of insulting the monarchy, has contracted the coronavirus in custody, a corrections department official said on Thursday.

BURI RAM: A fierce storm with gusting winds battered much of Buri Ram province on Wednesday night, damaging houses and other buildings and bringing down many power poles and trees.

PATHUM THANI: Twelve people were caught gambling when police raided a restaurant in Lam Luk Ka district of Pathum Thani late on Wednesday night.

HONG KONG: Jailed Hong Kong dissident Joshua Wong was handed an additional 10-month sentence on Thursday after he pleaded guilty to taking part in an "unlawful" protest last year over the Tiananmen Square crackdown.

The government on Thursday reported 18 new Covid-19 deaths over the past 24 hours, for a toll of 336, and 1,911 new cases, raising the total to 76,811.

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