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Laos records 1,898 new Covid-19 cases, five new deaths

Some 1,898 new Covid-19 cases have been reported nationwide over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 88,046 including 12,011 active cases and 236 deaths, according to National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

The Committee also told a press conference today that some 8,074 people were tested for Covid-19 yesterday.

Of the new confirmed cases, 1,897 were classified as domestic infections and one as imported case-documented in Savannakhet.

The domestic infections included 737 in Vientiane, 344 in Xieng Khuang, 184 in Huaphan, 90 in Bokeo, 89 in Luang Prabang, 81 in Luang Namtha, 79 in Oudomxay, 74 in Vientiane (province), 49 in Savannakhet and 43 in Xaysomboun.

Meanwhile, 41 were recorded in Borikhamxay, 26 in Xayaboury, 19 in Khammuan, 17 in Attapeu, 12 in Champassak, seven in Saravan, four in Phongsaly and one in Xekong.

Source: Lao News Agency