Thu, 13 May 2021

BEIJING, April 12 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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BANGKOK -- Thailand on Monday confirmed 985 new COVID-19 cases, a new daily record since the pandemic began, bringing the total caseload to 33,610, according to the Center for the COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).

Of Monday's new confirmed cases, 980 were domestic infections, with 634 being confirmed at hospitals and 346 others being detected via active testing at communities and workplaces, while five others were imported cases.

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BISHKEK -- Kyrgyzstan registered 145 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the national caseload to 90,372, according to the Republican Headquarters for Combating COVID-19.

The headquarters said six more patients died from the disease over the period, taking the national count to 1,528.

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ULAN BATOR -- Mongolia reported 704 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing its national tally to 15,718, the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) said Monday.

The latest confirmed cases were locally transmitted, and most of them were detected in the country's capital Ulan Bator, the country's hardest-hit area during the pandemic, the NCCD said in a statement.

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WELLINGTON -- New Zealand reported seven cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation and no new cases in the community on Monday.

Six of the seven newly imported cases came from India, and one came from the United States. The all remained in managed isolation and quarantine facilities in Auckland, according to the Ministry of Health.

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NEW DELHI -- With 904 deaths in the past 24 hours, India's total death toll due to the COVID-19 pandemic surpassed the 170,000 mark to reach 170,179, according to the data released by the federal government Monday.

Besides, 168,912 new cases took the total tally to 13,527,717.

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