AS of Mar 15, more than 40,700 people across the country have been given the first doses of Covid-19 vaccine.
The vaccination prioritizesrisk groups such as front line workers, medical workers, immigration officials and those working at border checkpoints.
Deputy Director of the Department of Communicable Disease Control , Ministry of Health, Latsamy Vongkhamsao said that vaccinating people against Covid-19 is a priority of the health sector.
The vaccinated included over 13,000 medical workers, over 22,700members of risk groups, more than 600 people traveling abroad, more than 200 people aged 60 years and older, 31 people with congenital diseases and over 4,000 other front line officials.
Source: Lao News Agency