- General

21 new cases recorded nationwide

Twenty one new cases including 11 in Vientiane, seven in Champassak and three in Savannakhet, have been recorded for May 16 bringing the total to 1,591.

Of the total, two have died of and 574 have recovered from Covid-19 since the first case was reported in the country in March 2020.

Across the country, as of May 15, over 550,000 had been given first doses of Covid-19 as those given second doses of the vaccine had reached 90,000.

The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 by provinces:

Vientiane 801

Bokeo 390

Champassak 258

Savannakhet 63

Vientiane (province) 18

Luang Prabang 16

Saravan 13

Oudomxay 10

Luang Namtha 7

Phongsaly 5

Xayaboury 3

Borikhamxay 3

Xaysomboun 1

Khammuan 1

Xieng Khuang 1

Xekong 1

Huaphan 0

Attapeu 0

Source: Lao News Agency