BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has reported a record number of new coronavirus cases as the governor of Bangkok announced an easing of some restrictions in effect for more than a month _ including people visiting parks for exercise. Thailand has been fighting to deal with a virus surge that began in early April in a group of nightclubs in Bangkok and has since spread around the country. The government reported a record 5,485 new cases, of which nearly 2,000 were in prisons. Confirmed deaths increased by 19 to bring the total to 1,031 since the pandemic began.
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