Laos has posted 1,052 new infections of Covid-19 over the previous 24 hours along with five new deaths attributed to the virus, according to the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.
Of the new infections, detected among 6,222 samples collected nationwide, 1,047 were recorded as domestic infections and five as imported infections.
The daily infections were reported in Vientiane with 400 cases, Phongsaly 102, Xieng Khuang 67, Oudomxay 63, Xayaboury 53, Borikhamxay 49, Attapeu 41, Bokeo 40, Luang Prabang and Champassak 36 each, Xaysomboun 33 and Vientiane (province) 31.
As of Jan 13, Covid-19 infections have reached 123,293 including 7,436 active cases and 476 deaths.
Some 233 covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals nationwide yesterday, a press conference was told today.
Source: Lao News Agency