Savannakhet Province Has Seen Over 3,000 Cases of Covid-19 Since Pandemic Began

Savannakhet Covid-19 Update

Laos has confirmed 170 new cases of Covid-19 today, bringing the total number of cases to 8,561.

Dr. Phonepaseuth Saymongkhoun led the briefing by the National Taskforce, saying that 2,731 tests had been conducted over the past 24 hours.

Twenty-one new community cases were found across the country, with two in Vientiane Capital, one in Vientiane Province, nine in Bokeo, six in Savannakhet, and three in Champasack.

Community cases were spread by those who had had contact with infected persons in the past.

Meanwhile, 149 imported cases were recorded, including 44 in Vientiane Capital, seven in Khammouane, 25 in Salavanh, two in Savannakhet, and 71 in Champasack.

Dr. Phonepaseuth said Savannakhet alone has seen almost 3,000 cases of Covid-19, with only three provinces in the country that have not confirmed any cases of Covid-19, namely Sekong, Xaysomboun, Houaphanh, and Attapeu.