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Laos records 414 new Covid-19 cases

Laos has confirmed 414 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours bringing the total to 26,876 including 6,393 active cases and 23 deaths, according to the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

Some 304 patients were discharged from hospital today, Deputy Director General of the Department of Communicable Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Dr Sisavath Soutthanilaxay told a press conference today.

Of the new confirmed cases, 404 were classified as local infections including 146 cases in Vientiane, 143 in Luang Prabang, 54 in Savannakhet, 23 in Borikhamxay, nine in Xaysomboun, seven in Khammuan, six each in Bokeo, Champassak and Vientiane (province), and four in Saravan.

Only ten imported cases have been reported over the previous 24 hours with five in Saravan, three in Savannakhet and two in Champassak.

Source: Lao News Agency