Some 484 new Covid-19 cases have been recorded nationwide over the past twenty four hours with the total reaching 26,462 including 6,558 active cases and 23 deaths.
Deputy Director General of the Department of Communicable Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Dr Sisavath Soutthanilaxay told a press conference today that the new confirmed cases included 468 local infections and 16 imported cases.
Some 284 patients were discharged from hospital today.
The local infections were reported in Vientiane 206, Luang Prabang 96, Bokeo 78, Savannakhet 58, Vientiane (province) 17, Champassak seven, Khammuan four and Xieng Khuang two.
The imported cases included seven each in Savannakhet and Vientiane and two in Bokeo.
Source: Lao News Agency