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Champasack Orders Covid Retest at Quarantine Centers

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Authorities in Champasack have announced they will retest occupants of quarantine centers, while employees working at the centers will be barred from leaving.

According to a notice issued by the Champasack Provincial Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control, authorities will retest both employees and occupants at quarantine centers in the province to ensure that cases of Covid-19 have not been missed.

The notice states that following a negative test for the Coronavirus, those in state quarantine centers will be sent to district quarantine centers for a further 14-day quarantine.

Champasack Province has two state quarantine centers in Phonthong District, while each district has its own district-level quarantine center.

Quarantine center employees and occupants will be prohibited from leaving the centers until they have completed a 14-day quarantine period and have tested negative for Covid-19.

The notice states that employees at the Vang Tao international border checkpoint must now complete a 14-day quarantine at their checkpoint, and truck drivers must strictly adhere to  Covid-19 prevention and control measures.

Champasack currently has three villages designated as red zones, including Vang Tao and Done Jod villages of Phonthong, and Houay Hae village of Soukhouma District.

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