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Last batch of Covid-19 patients discharged from hospital; Vientiane Province

Vientiane Province has announced its achievement in treating Covid-19 patients with the last batch of Covid-19 patients was discharged from the provincial hospital on May 20.

A handover ceremony for the six cured patients was held on May 20 at the Vientiane Provincial Hospital between director of the hospital Dr Somyot Douangphachanh and Director of the Muen District Health Office Dr Suathao Yiatou in the presence of Vice Governor and Chairman of the Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control of Vientiane Province Phouvong Bounsou and representatives of relevant authorities.

Between January and May 20, 18 people tested positive for Covid-19. The patients included six from Muen district, five from Phonhong district, four from Keo Oudom district, and one each from Thoulakhom, Feuang, and Viengkham districts.

As of May 19, over 32,600 people had been given first shots of Covid-19 vaccine with other 6,000 people given second doses of the vaccine.

Source: Lao News Agency