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312 new Covid-19 cases, four new fatalities reported nationwide

Some 312 new Covid-19 cases and four new deaths attributed to Covid-19 have been recorded nationwide over the previous 24 hours, bringing the total to 200,474 including 1,880 active cases and 722 deaths, according to the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

Director General of the Department of Communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health Dr Rattanaxay Phetsouvanh told a press conference this morning that most of the new confirmed cases of Covid-19 were documented in Vientiane with 156, Vientiane (province) 31, Khammuan 23, Xayaboury and Attapeu 16 each, and Savannakhet 15.

Yesterday, some 197 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals nationwide.

Over 5.7 million people, representing 78.14% of population in the country, have been vaccinated with at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine as the number of those fully vaccinated against the coronavirus currently stands at over 4.7 million, shows the data of the Centre of Information and Education for Health, Ministry of Health.

Source: Lao News Agency