131 new covid-19 cases recorded, death toll reaches five

The National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control has placed a daily number of Covid-19 infections at 131 and one more death today.

The newly reported cases of Covid-19 infection were nominated by imported cases including 76 in Savannakhet, 22 in Champassak, 10 in Saravan, seven each in Vientiane and Khammuan, and one in Bolikhamsay.

Eight local transmissions were recorded over the past 24 hours. All were in Champassak.

The new infections have brought the total accumulated since March 2020 to 3,426 including 1,132 active cases and five deaths.

Source: Lao News Agency