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392 new Covid-19 cases, two new deaths recorded nationwide

Some 392 new Covid-19 cases and two new deaths attributed to Covid-19 have been recorded nationwide over the previous 24 hours, bringing the totals to 33,998 and 49 respectively, according to the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

There are 6,985 active cases in the country. Director General of the Department of Communicable Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Dr Rattanaxay Phetsouvanh told a press conference today that the new confirmed cases, detected among 6,579 people tested for Covid-19 nationwide, included 389 domestic infections and three imported cases. Some 725 patients were discharged from hospital yesterday.

The domestic infections were reported in Vientiane 158, Vientiane (province) 99, Luang Prabang 44, Khammuan 28, Savannakhet 25, Borikhamxay 12, Luang Namtha eight, Champassak seven, Saravan four, Xaysomboun three and Bokeo one. The imported cases were reported in Savannakhet two and Oudomxay one.

Source: Lao News Agency