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805 new cases of Covid-19 reported

Laos has logged 805 new infections of Covid-19 over the past 24 hours along with seven new deaths attributed to the virus, according to the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

Of the new infections, detected among 5,171 samples collected nationwide, only one case was classified as imported transmission reported in Savannakhet.

The daily infections were reported in Vientiane with 148 cases, Vientiane (province) 92, Xayaboury 68, Borikhamxay 63, Oudomxay 59, Luang Namtha 55, Luang Prabang 51, Huaphan 43, Xaysomboun 38, Khuang 32, Phongsaly 30, Bokeo 27, Xekong 22, Savannakhet 19, Attapeu 19, Champassak 15, Saravan 15, and Khammuan 9.

As of Jan 12, Covid-19 infections have reached 122,241including 7,104 active cases and 471 deaths.

Some 784 covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals nationwide yesterday, a press conference was told today.

Regionally, Thailand reported 7,681 new cases of Covid-19 over the past 24 hours as the total in the country has reached 2.29 million. Meanwhile, Myanmar reported 151 and 15 new cases respectively.

Source: Lao News Agency