Thailand reports daily record of new coronavirus cases and new deaths

A Buddhist monk receives a dose of the AstraZeneca coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a temple as the spread of COVID-19 continues in Bangkok, Thailand, July 30, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

BANGKOK, July 31 (Reuters) - 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.

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Reporting by Orathai Sriring; Editing by Sandra Maler

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