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733 new Covid-19 cases, three new deaths recorded nationwide

Laos has logged 733 new Covid-19 cases and three new deaths attributed to the virus over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 37,751 including 6,879 active cases and 59 deaths, according to the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

Of the new confirmed cases, 731 were classified as domestic infections and two as imported cases with one each reported in Vientiane and Bokeo.

The domestic infections were recorded in Vientiane 358, Luang Prabang 177, Bokeo 73, Vientiane (province) 29, Borikhamxay 24, Khammuan 17, Champassak 14, Xaysomboun 13, Saravan 11, Savannakhet nine, Xekong five and Oudomxay one.

Deputy Director General of the Department of Communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health, Dr Sisavath Soutthanilaxay told a press conference today that yesterday witnessed 411 patients discharged from hospital raising the total of Covid-19 recoveries to 30,813.

Source: Lao News Agency