Attapeu Province Prepares Lockdown Measures, Eyes Champasack

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Attapeu Province Prepares Lockdown Measures
Attapeu Province Prepares Lockdown Measures (Photo: Jason Rolan)

Authorities in Attapeu Province are prepared for lockdown measures if necessary, following a case of Covid-19 confirmed in Champasack Province on Friday.

According to a report by Vientiane Times, authorities in Attapeu Province are preparing lockdown measures that are to be enforced should the number of Covid-19 cases in neighboring provinces increase.

Following two new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus confirmed in Laos last week, authorities in Attapeu are focusing efforts on monitoring borders to prevent illegal entry.

Meanwhile, provincial authorities are deciding upon a location to set up an ad hoc quarantine center and may enforce new regulations on entertainment venues.

The National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control announced on Friday that Laos had confirmed two new cases of Covid-19, including a woman from Laos and a Chinese national.