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Laos records 548 new Covid-19 cases, two new deaths

Some 548 new cases of Covid-19 and two new deaths attributed to the virus have been recorded nationwide over the previous 24 hours, bringing the total to 31,733 including 7,596 active cases and 38 deaths.

The National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control told a press conference today that 6,602 people were tested for Covid-19 and 379 patients were discharged from hospital yesterday.

Of the new confirmed cases, 543 were classified as local infections and five as imported cases.

Most local infections were recorded in Khammuan 241, Vientiane 161, Vientiane (province) 43, Luang Prabang 42, Xaysomboun 21, Borikhamxay 11 and Bokeo 10.

One digit local infections were reported in Luang Namtha 9, Savannakhet 8, Champassak 7, and Saravan and Xaysomboun five each.

The imported cases included three in Savannakhet and two in Vientiane.

Source: Lao News Agency