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Thailand extends stricter COVID-19 measures until end-August

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand on Sunday extended tighter containment measures in the capital and high-risk provinces until the end of August, government sources said, to slow the spread of COVID-19 as the country deals with its biggest outbreak to date.

The restrictions, including travel curbs, mall closures and curfews, will be expanded to 29 provinces from 13, the sources told Reuters.

Restaurants in shopping malls will be allowed to open only for deliveries.

(Reporting by Panarat Thepgumpanat; Writing by Orathai Sriring; Editing by Edmund Klamann)

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