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New daily Covid-19 infections skyrocket

Laos has logged 2,819 new cases of Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the highest ever recorded on a single day basis since the first case was detected in late March 2020.

The new infections were detected among 7,010 samples tested for Covid-19 nationwide.

These included 2,776 domestic infections and 43 imported cases with most of the domestic transmissions detected in Vientiane with 1,084, Savannakhet 388, Vientiane (province) 228, Xayaboury 240, Xieng Khuang 145, Khammuan 139 and Oudomxay 87.

The total caseload of Covid-19 in the Lao PDR has reached 161,866 including 652 deaths.

Source: Lao News Agency