'Variant of concern'

'Variant of concern'

The World Health Organization declared the recently-discovered B.1.1.529 strain of Covid-19, first detected in southern Africa, to be a variant of concern and renamed it Omicron.

06:09

Curfew lifted

Curfew will be lifted on Dec 1, antigen testing will replace RT-PCR on Dec 16 and border entry will be allowed in Nong Khai on Dec 24, but night entertainment venues will remain shut, says CCSA.

26 Nov 2021 48
Curfew lifted

New variant

Scientists in South Africa identified on Thursday a concerning new variant of the coronavirus, whose mutations mark a “big jump in evolution” that is driving a spike in new cases.

26 Nov 2021 81
New variant

Visitor testing

The National Communicable Disease Committee has approved a plan to replace RT-PCR tests with antigen testing for visitors travelling from 63 eligible countries and territories.

26 Nov 2021 53
Visitor testing

Hiding in Austria?

Red Bull scion Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya, wanted for an infamous hit-and-run case from 2012, is believed to be in Austria, though police have no evidence of his residency there.

26 Nov 2021 116
Hiding in Austria?

'Delay charge'

Travel agents want introduction of the new fee to be imposed on international tourists postponed until the travel industry fully recovers.

26 Nov 2021 33
'Delay charge'

Tougher stand

The Royal Thai Police want to amend a law that classifies an illegal motorcycle street race as one that consists of five or more racers.

26 Nov 2021 17
Tougher stand

Last updated: Nov 26, 2021 at 06:50 hrs.
  • Total cases:2,094,886
  • Recovered:1,993,964
  • New cases:+6,559
  • Deaths:20,643
  • Rank:23

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'Variant of concern'

'Variant of concern'

The World Health Organization declared the recently-discovered B.1.1.529 strain of Covid-19, first detected in southern Africa, to be a variant of concern and renamed it Omicron.

06:09
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CCSA ends curfew

CCSA ends curfew

Thailand will no longer have a curfew starting next month after lifting the nighttime ban being enforced in the last remaining six provinces.

16:31