59 new Covid-19 infections reported along with four new fatalities

Some 359 new Covid-19 cases and four new deaths attrirbuted to Covid-19 have been reported nationwide over the past 24 hours with the total reaching 135,660 including 562 deaths, according to the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

Yesterday, 269 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals nationwide, Director General of the Department of Communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health, Dr Rattanaxay Phetsouvanh told a press conference this morning.

Of the new confirmed cases, 342 were classified as domestic infections and 17 as imported cases.

The domestic infections included 84 in Vientiane, 47 in Xieng Khuang, 43 in Huaphan and 26 in Xayaboury. Meanwhile, 21 cases were reported in Attapeu, 17 in Xaysomboun, 16 in Xekong and 14 in Vientiane (province).

Source: Lao News Agency