Laos Confirms 1,245 New Cases of Covid-19 and Six Deaths

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Covid-19 Update for Laos
Covid-19 Update for Laos

Laos has recorded 1,245 cases of Covid-19 across the country today, with six new deaths.

The National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control reported that 5,792 tests were conducted across the country over the last 24 hours, with 1,245 new cases confirmed.

There were 1,243 cases of community spread and two imported cases across the country.

New Deaths

A 50-year-old man in Phathao Village, Thoulakhom District, Vientiane Province. He had not been vaccinated against Covid-19. 

A 56-year-old man in Lardsavongxay Village, Kaysone Phomvihane City, Savannakhet Province. He had suffered from hypertension and diabetes. He had been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

A 70-year-old woman in Phonmee Tai Village, Viengkham District, Vientiane Province. She had suffered from asthma and lung disease. She had been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

A 38-year-old woman in Donekoy Village, Sisattanak District, Vientiane Capital passed away due to Covid-19. She had suffered from diabetes and had been fully vaccinated.

A 56-year-old woman in Phonngeun Village, Hatsaifong District, Vientiane Capital died from complications related to Covid-19. No further information was provided.

An 86-year-old man in Phonxay Village, Xaythany District, Vientiane Capital passed away due to Covid-19. No further information was provided. 

Community Spread by Province:

Vientiane Capital recorded 616 cases in nine districts.

In Luang Prabang Province, a total of 123 cases of community spread were recorded, with one case in Xiengngern District.

In Luang Prabang City there were 83 cases, Chomphet District saw 12 cases, Pak Ou District saw nine cases, Pak Ou Prison District saw 17 cases, and Phoukhoun District saw only one case.

In Oudomxay Province saw 108 cases in five districts.

In Bokeo Province there were 103 cases today in six districts.

In Savannakhet Province, there were 48 cases in five districts. 

In Vientiane Province, there were 44 cases today in seven districts.

Champasack Province saw 26 cases today in four districts.

Khammouane Province saw nine cases today in four districts.

 

Total Cases:

Laos now has 12,015 active cases of Covid-19, with 256 confirmed deaths, and 93,061 total cases.  

Meanwhile, 714 people recovered and were discharged from hospitals around the country yesterday.

Vaccination Rate

First dose vaccinations have now reached 58.14% of the total population, while second dose vaccinations have now reached 44.99%