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836 new Covid-19 cases, six more deaths recorded nationwide

Some 836 new cases of Covid-19 and six new deaths have been recorded nationwide over the previous 24 hours, bringing the total to 114,787 including 8,236 actives cases and 409 deaths.

The new fatalities included four documented in Vientiane and one each in Oudomxay and Bokeo.

The National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control said today that the new infections included 394 cases reported in Vientiane, 63 in Xekong, 47 in Vientiane (province), 46 in Oudomxay, 41 in Bokeo, and 35 in Huaphan.

Director General of the Department of Communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health, Dr Rattanaxay Phetsouvanh told a press conference today that yesterday witnessed 914 Covid-19 patients discharged from hospitals nationwide.

Of the newly reported cases, only one was classified as imported case -documented in Vientiane.

Source: Lao News Agency