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Thailand reports daily record of 235 new coronavirus deaths

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Health care workers move a dead body to a container after a hospital morgue overwhelmed by COVID-19 deaths begun to store bodies in refrigerated containers, as the country struggles to deal with its biggest outbreak to date, in Pathum Thani, Thailand July 31, 2021. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

BANGKOK, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Thailand reported on Tuesday a daily record of 235 new coronavirus deaths, bringing the country's total accumulated fatalities to 6,588.

The country also reported 19,843 new infections, taking total cases to 795,951.

Reporting by Orathai Sriring; Editing by Ed Davies

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