Laos Confirms 786 New Cases of Covid-19 and Four Deaths

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Laos has recorded 786 new cases of Covid-19 across the country today, as well as four new deaths.

The National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control reported that 6,234  tests were conducted across the country over the last 24 hours, with 786 new cases confirmed.

There were 783 cases of community spread and three imported cases across the country.

New Deaths

An 86-year-old man in Namsang Village, Pakkading District, Bolikhamxay Province, passed away on Saturday. He had suffered from paralysis and he had been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

A 42-year-old woman in Sibounheuang Village, Sikhottabong District, Vientiane Capital, passed away at Mittaphap Hospital yesterday evening. She had suffered from diabetes, hypertension, and obesity. She had not been vaccinated against Covid-19.

A 65-year-old woman in Nongpanai Village, Sikhottabong District, Vientiane Capital, passed away at Mittaphap Hospital. She had suffered from diabetes and hypertension. She had been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

An 84-year-old woman in Pa Oiy Village, Houayxay District, Bokeo Province, passed away in hospital yesterday. She had suffered from diabetes and kidney disease. She had not been vaccinated against Covid-19.

Community Spread in Vientiane Capital:

Vientiane Capital recorded 314 cases across 130 villages in nine districts.

– Saysettha District recorded 83 cases in 25 villages.

– Chanthabouly District recorded 27 cases across ten villages.

– Naxaythong District recorded 34 cases across eight villages.

– Hatsaifong District recorded 26 cases across 18 villages.

– Sikhottabong District recorded 38 cases across 22 villages.

– Sisattanak District recorded 23 cases across 15 villages.

– Xaythany District recorded 77 cases across 27 villages.

– Pak Ngum District recorded one case across one village.

– Sangthong District recorded five cases across four villages.

Community Spread by Province:

In Luang Prabang Province, a total of 138 cases of community spread were recorded, with five cases in Xiengngern District.

In Luang Prabang City there were 74 cases.

Chomphet District saw 51 cases, Pak Ou District saw five cases, Phoukhoun District saw two cases, and Ngoi District saw only one case.  

In Luang Namtha Province saw 48 cases across 27 villages in three districts.

In Bokeo Province there were 12 cases across four villages in three districts.

In Savannakhet Province, there were 13 cases across seven villages in two districts. 

In Vientiane Province, there were 71 cases across 20 villages in four districts.

Champasack Province saw 29 cases today across 12 villages in three districts. 

Khammouane Province saw 15 cases across five villages in three districts.

Total Cases:

Laos now has 8,862 active cases of Covid-19, with 86 confirmed deaths, and 47,842 total cases.  

Meanwhile, 499 people recovered and were discharged from hospitals around the country yesterday.


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