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Over 4 million fully vaccinated against Covid-19, says a health official

Over 4 million people, representing 55.9% of population in the country have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, Director General of the Department of Communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health, Dr Rattanaxay Phetsouvanh told a press conference today.

Meanwhile, over 4.7 million people, accounting for 64.51% of the population, have been given at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine.

Laos has logged 585 new Covid-19 cases and four new deaths attributed to Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 134,438, including 5,517 active cases and 551 deaths.

The new daily infections included 139 cases in Phongsaly, 102 in Vientiane, 49 in Saravan, and 31 in Xieng Khuang.

Source: Lao News Agency