Road death toll

Road death toll

Songkran road accidents and deaths down nearly 30% from 2019 (Songkran was cancelled in 2020), reflecting reduced travel amid worries about the new Covid wave.

17 Apr 2021 10

Grim milestone

Global Covid death toll passes 3 million on Saturday as infections keep speeding up despite vaccination campaigns, leading countries like India to impose new lockdowns.

17 Apr 2021 14
Grim milestone

Two deaths

Two more deaths and 1,547 new Covid-19 cases are reported, as case numbers exceed 40,000 and the death toll approaches 100.

17 Apr 2021 87
Two deaths

Govt shelves harsh action

The government on Friday strengthened Covid-19 control measures with a special focus on 18 "highest risk" provinces -- but decided against drastic measures like lockdowns and curfews.

17 Apr 2021 103
Govt shelves harsh action

Timeline to be reset

The Tourism and Sports Ministry needs to reset the timeline for the Phuket sandbox because the province may not have enough vaccine doses following the new nationwide spread of the virus.

17 Apr 2021 76
Timeline to be reset

Council hints at layoffs

The Tourism Council of Thailand estimates the industry's unemployment rate in the second quarter could reach between 2-2.5 million as reopening plans might be delayed if the government cannot flatten the virus curve within a month.

17 Apr 2021 9
Council hints at layoffs

Road death toll

Twenty-nine people died and 310 injured in 313 road accidents on Thursday, the sixth day of the seven-day Songkran road safety campaign.

16 Apr 2021 22
Road death toll

Last updated: Apr 17, 2021 at 14:03 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:40,585
  • Recovered:28,570
  • Daily New Cases:1,547
  • Deaths:99
  • Rank:110
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Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
37.0002
37.7442
GBP
42.5785
43.4517
HDK
3.9839
4.0667
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
28.3674
29.1028
USD
31.0931
31.4249
CNY
4.7271
4.8595
Source: Bank of thailand (18 Apr 2021)
  • Bangkok Cloudy
    27° /33°
  • Phuket Rainy
    26° /35°
  • Surat Thani Cloudy
    23° /36°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    26° /32°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    23° /33°
  • Kanchanaburi Rainy
    24° /34°
SET
1,548.96
+7.84
SET50
946.50
+5.42
SET100
2,148.94
+13.13
sSET
857.11
+8.60
SETCLMV
999.46
+6.32
SETHD
1,113.07
+4.66
SETTHSI
971.36
+3.97
Source: settrade.com (18 Apr 2021)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
26.38
GASOHOL 95
26.65
GASOHOL E20
25.14
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
21.09
DIESEL
26.49
NGV
13.49
Source : PTT (18 Apr 2021)
BUY ฿
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BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
26,100.00
26,200.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
25,635.56
26,700.00
Source: GoldTraders (17 Apr 2021)

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