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Laos logs 400 new infections, five new deaths attributed to Covid-19

Laos has confirmed 400 new daily Covid-19 cases and five new deaths attributed to Covid-19 nationwide over the past 24 hours raising the total to 135,301 including 5,174 active cases and 558 deaths, according to the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

The new confirmed cases included 80 reported in Vientiane, 44 in Xieng Khuang, 37 in Huaphan and 28 in Borikhamxay.

Over 4.75 million people, representing 64.83% of population in the country, have been vaccinated with at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine. Meanwhile the number of people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 has reached 4,12 million, accounting for 56.18% of the population.

Over 531,000 children aged between 12-17 have been administered with at least first dose of Covid-19 vaccine. The vaccinated represented 61.4% of target groups.

More than 365,000 children, representing 4.02%, have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Source: Lao News Agency