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UK records 9,055 new COVID-19 cases, highest since February

People queue outside a vaccination centre for those aged over 18 years old at the Belmont Health Centre in Harrow, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain, June 6, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON, June 16 (Reuters) – Britain reported its highest daily total of new coronavirus infections since …

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Indonesia reports 9,944 new coronavirus daily infections

JAKARTA, June 16 (Reuters) – Indonesia reported 9,944 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, its highest daily number of new cases since Feb. 22, with 196 new deaths. Indonesia’s total infections are 1,937,652, with 53,476 fatalities overall, according to data from its COVID-19 task force. (Reporting by Fransiska Nangoy; Editing by …

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Thai PM sorry for COVID-19 vaccination delays

BANGKOK, June 15 (Reuters) – Thailand’s prime minister apologised and took the blame on Tuesday for coronavirus vaccination delays, while thousands of private companies and public organisations raced to secure doses imported by a royal-backed academy. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said holdups were caused by supply and distribution issues, after …

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