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Laos reports 2,665 new Covid-19 cases, four new deaths

Some 2,665 new Covid-19 cases and four new fatalities attributed to Covid-19 have been reported nationwide over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 179,563 including 6,436 active cases and 669 deaths, according to the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

The new infections were detected among 5,670 people tested for Covid-19 yesterday. Of the new confirmed cases, 2,655 were classified as domestic infections and ten as imported cases.

On Thursday, some 437 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospital nationwide.

The highest number of domestic transmissions were reported in Vientiane with 1,346 cases, followed by Savannakhet 196, Xayaboury 173, Vientiane (province) 147, Khammuan 99, Phongsaly 91, Luang Prabang 87 and Attapeu 80.

Source: Lao News Agency