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Laos posts 447 new Covid-19 cases, two new deaths

Laos has confirmed 447 new Covid-19 cases and two new deaths over the previous 24 hours, bringing the total caseload to 38,728 including 6,769 active cases and 61 deaths, according to the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

Of the new confirmed cases, 432 were classified as domestic infections and 15 as imported cases.

The new deaths were reported in Vientiane and Vientiane (province).

Some 639 patients were discharged from hospital yesterday, Deputy Director of the National Centre for Laboratory and Epidemiology, Ministry of Health, Dr Buaphanh Khamphaphongphan told a press conference today.

The domestic infections included 253 in Vientiane, 54 in Luang Prabang, 52 in Bokeo, 23 in Vientiane (province), 18 in Savannakhet, ten each in Champassak and Saravan, seven in Khammuan, two in Oudomxay and one each in Xieng Khuang, Borikhamxay and Xekong.

The imported cases were recorded in Xayabury eight, Champassak five and Savannakhet two.

Source: Lao News Agency