Laos Confirms 1,493 New Cases of Covid-19 And Six Deaths

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Covid-19 Update


Laos has recorded 1,493 cases of Covid-19 across the country today, with six new deaths.

The National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control reported that 6,858 tests were conducted across the country over the last 24 hours, with 1,493 new cases confirmed.

There were 1,493 cases of community spread across the country.

New Deaths

A 72-year-old woman in Nonghai Village, Hatsaifong District, Vientiane Capital passed away due to Covid-19. She had been fully vaccinated.

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 67-year-old man in Nongxay Village, Luang Prabang City, Luang Prabang Province, passed away due to Covid-19. He had suffered from kidney disease, hypertension, and diabetes. He had not been vaccinated against Covid-19.

A 23-year-old man in Khua Thi Neung Village, Luang Prabang City, Luang Prabang Province, passed away due to Covid-19. He had suffered from liver disease and had been fully vaccinated.

A 60-year-old woman in Nonkham Village, Lao Ngam District, Salavan Province passed away due to Covid-19. She had suffered from diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease, and liver disease. She had been fully vaccinated.

A 30-year-old woman in Pakham Village, Luang Prabang City, Luang Prabang Province, passed away due to Covid-19. She had suffered from kidney disease and liver disease. No further information was provided.

Community Spread by Province:

Vientiane Capital recorded 723 cases in nine districts.

In Luang Prabang Province, a total of 117 cases of community spread were recorded, with one case in Ngoy District.

In Luang Prabang City there were 90 cases, Pak Saeng District saw eight cases, Pak Ou District saw 14 cases, and Phoukhoun District saw four cases.

In Oudomxay Province saw 110 cases in seven districts.

In Luang Namtha Province saw 103 cases in three districts.

In Bokeo Province there were 99 cases today in five districts.

In Savannakhet Province, there were 30 cases in three districts. 

In Vientiane Province, there were 110 cases today in ten districts.

Champasack Province saw 19 cases today in six districts.

Khammouane Province saw 18 cases today in three districts.

 

Total Cases:

Laos now has 12,228 active cases of Covid-19, with 262 confirmed deaths, and 94,554 total cases.  

Meanwhile, 685 people recovered and were discharged from hospitals around the country yesterday.

Vaccination Rate

First dose vaccinations have now reached 58.48% of the eligible population, while second dose vaccinations have now reached 45.13%.