Some 1,245 new Covid-19 cases and six new deaths have been reported nationwide over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 93,061 including 12,015 active cases and 256 deaths, according to the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.
Of the new confirmed cases, 1,243 were classified as domestic infections and two as imported cases-recorded in Vientiane and Champassak.
The domestic infections included 616 in Vientiane, 123 in Luang Prabang, 108 in Oudomxay, 103 in Bokeo, 52 in Luang Namtha, and 48 in Savannakhet.
Meanwhile, 44 were reported in Vientiane (province), 29 in Xayaboury, 26 in Champassak, 18 in Borikhamxay, 17 in Xaysomboun, 12 each in Xieng Khuang, Phongsaly and Xekong, nine in Khammuan, eight in Huaphan, five in Saravan and one in Attapeu.
Tuesday witnessed 714 Covid-19 patients discharged from hospitals nationwide.
Source: Lao News Agency