68 Covid cases confirmed today, total reaches 672

Sixty eight confirmed cases of Covid-19 including 34 in Vientiane were reported today, according to the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

Dr Phonepaseuth Sayamoungkhoun, Deputy Director, Department of Communicable Disease Control, Ministry of Health told a press conference today in Vientiane that the infected were among 2,817 people, who had had close contact with the infected and were risk groups, that tested for Covid-19 across the country yesterday. Today also witnessed Champassak recording 11 new cases, Luang Prabang confirming 8 new cases. Bokeo and Luang Namtha recorded two new cases each as Vientiane (province), Oudomxay, Phongsaly recorded one case each.

The total of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country currently stands at 672. This includes 50 recoveries and 622 active cases.

Source: Lao News Agency