16,533 new cases

16,533 new cases

The coronavirus disease infection rate sets yet another daily record, along with 133 fatalities.

14:25 119

PM's estimate

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha believes the current intense Covid-19 situation will last another two to three weeks, or four at the most.

06:00 211
PM's estimate

Sandbox gets dirty

Even with the pandemic in Thailand surging, including new infections in the Phuket sandbox scheme, the country is unlikely to turn its back on reopening to tourists.

05:00 141
Sandbox gets dirty

King pardons inmates

More than 200,000 prisoners have been granted a royal pardon on the auspicious occasion of His Majesty the King's 69th birthday, including 35,000 inmates who will be released on parole.

04:00
King pardons inmates

Rail work delayed

The government's ban on moving construction workers during the latest Covid-19 uptick has adversely impacted the progress of the Thai-Chinese high-speed rail project.

27 Jul 2021 38
Rail work delayed

Infected, abandoned

A woman dumps her covid-infected old father at a temple in Nakhon Ratchasima and drives off with her husband.

27 Jul 2021 130
Infected, abandoned

Rapid response

The governor of Samut Sakhon orders the immediate isolation of people with Covid-19 symptoms whose antigen kit tests are positive, without waiting for a hospital test for confirmation.

27 Jul 2021 14
Rapid response

Last updated: Jul 28, 2021 at 19:50 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:543,361
  • Recovered:360,694
  • Daily New Cases:16,533
  • Deaths:4,397
  • Rank:46
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First 'Covid Express' departs

First 'Covid Express' departs

Special train No.971 to Ubon Ratchathani departed from Rangsit railway station on Tuesday morning, taking 135 Covid-19 patients with mild-to-moderate symptoms back to their homes in the lower Northeast.

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  • SET
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EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
38.4247
39.1944
GBP
45.0057
45.9162
HDK
4.1852
4.2766
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
29.4858
30.2322
USD
32.7195
33.0652
CNY
5.0112
5.1502
Source: Bank of thailand (28 Jul 2021)
  • Bangkok Cloudy
    27° /36°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    26° /32°
  • Surat Thani Cloudy
    24° /34°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    28° /31°
  • Chiang Mai Rainy
    25° /31°
  • Kanchanaburi Rainy
    24° /34°
SET
1,537.63
-7.47
SET50
917.72
-5.52
SET100
2,097.73
-13.80
sSET
1,005.96
+3.36
SETCLMV
1,007.95
-1.70
SETHD
1,049.05
-6.90
SETTHSI
950.57
-6.23
Source: settrade.com (28 Jul 2021)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
29.28
GASOHOL 95
29.55
GASOHOL E20
28.04
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
22.74
DIESEL
29.09
NGV
14.31
Source : PTT (28 Jul 2021)
BUY ฿
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BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
27,950.00
28,050.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
27,439.60
28,550.00
Source: GoldTraders (28 Jul 2021)

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