The government of China has provided as aid 300,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine and 300,800 syringes to support Covid-19 fight in the Lao PDR.
A handover for the donation package took place at the Ministry of Health in Vientiane on Apr 27 between Chinese Ambassador to the Lao PDR Jiang Zaidong and Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control Kikeo Khaykhamphithoune.
With the latest aid package, the forth of its kind, Laos has received over 1.4 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from China.
Some 75 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded today including 59 in Vientiane and 8 in Champassak as the total of confirmed Covid-19 cases, accumulated since March 2020, has reached 511 including 49 recoveries and 462 active cases.
Source: Lao News Agency