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Laos records 1,508 new Covid-19 cases, the highest daily rate in months

Laos has logged 1,508 new Covid-19 infections, the highest daily infection since Jan 8, and two new deaths attributed to Covid-19 over the past 24 hours.

The infected were among 4,063 people tested for Covid-19 yesterday, the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control told a press conference today.

The newly confirmed infections included 1,481 domestic transmissions and 27 imported cases.

Vientiane reported the highest proportion of Covid-19 infection with 895 followed by Savannakhet 191, Xieng Khuang 76, Xayaboury 55 and Khammuan 50.

Since late March 2020, the total caseload in the country has reached 150,639 including 1,469 active cases and 645 deaths.

Source: Lao News Agency