'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.

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Nightlife industry closed

Night entertainment venues will not be allowed to open before Jan 16 as the government has extended the emergency decree for another two months.

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Nightlife industry closed

Markets plunge on new variant fears

Thai and global stock markets slumped yesterday after the emergence of a new and likely more contagious Covid-19 variant called B.1.1.529 that triggered a risk-off sentiment.

07:00 12
Markets plunge on new variant fears

New Covid alarm sounds

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has warned Thais to avoid travelling to countries where a new Covid-19 variant first detected in South Africa has been found.

08:11 17
New Covid alarm sounds

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.

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Curfew lifted

Travel curbs

WHO and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control says "omnicron" is a "variant of concern" as global markets swooned at the prospect of travel setback.

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Travel curbs

Last updated: Nov 27, 2021 at 15:20 hrs.
  • Total cases:2,100,959
  • Recovered:2,000,502
  • New cases:+6,073
  • Deaths:20,675
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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 15
  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • FUEL PRICE
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
37.2411
38.0037
GBP
44.1711
45.0648
HDK
4.2592
4.3500
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
28.8611
29.5921
USD
33.3598
33.7017
CNY
5.1817
5.3226
Source: Bank of thailand (27 Nov 2021)
  • Bangkok Rainy
    24° /33°
  • Phuket Sunny
    26° /33°
  • Surat Thani Sunny
    23° /31°
  • Pattaya Sunny
    24° /29°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    22° /30°
  • Kanchanaburi Sunny
    19° /30°
SET
1,610.61
-37.85
SET50
961.93
-25.67
SET100
2,199.66
-57.59
sSET
1,044.34
-21.66
SETCLMV
1,023.14
-24.56
SETHD
1,120.49
-25.66
SETTHSI
1,011.79
-27.31
Source: settrade.com (27 Nov 2021)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
30.78
GASOHOL 95
31.05
GASOHOL E20
29.54
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
23.69
DIESEL
28.84
NGV
15.59
Source : PTT (27 Nov 2021)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
28,550.00
28,650.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
28,030.84
29,150.00
Source: GoldTraders (27 Nov 2021)

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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.

26 Nov 2021