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770 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Laos, with three deaths.

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Today, Laos has documented 770 new Covid-19 cases around the country, with three new deaths.


Over the last 24 hours, 6,109 tests were completed around the country, with 770 new cases verified, according to the National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.


Across the country, there were 766 cases of community spread and four imported cases.


New Deaths


Today, three fresh deaths were reported in three provinces.


A 77-year-old man from Salavanh Province died at the Salavanh Provincial Hospital yesterday after receiving the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine. Diabetes, hypertension, and TB had all been plaguing him.


A 57-year-old laborer from Vientiane Capital's Sikottabong District died at Mittaphab Hospital yesterday after not being inoculated against Covid-19. He had high blood pressure, anemia, and end-stage renal failure.


After receiving a brain injury, a 4-year-old from Phosy Village, Naxaythong District, Vientiane Capital, died at a hospital in Vientiane Province. After his death, a covid test revealed a positive result.


Community Spread in Vientiane Capital:


Vientiane Capital recorded 337 cases across 101 villages in eight districts.


– Saysettha District recorded 69 cases in 21 villages.

– Chanthabouly District recorded 37 cases across 18 villages.

– Naxaythong District recorded four across three villages.

– Hatsaifong District recorded 16 cases across 13 villages.

– Sikhottabong District recorded 47 cases across 14 villages.

– Sisattanak District recorded 62 cases across 15 villages.

– Xaythany District recorded 41 cases across 13 villages.

– Sangthong District recorded 15 cases across three villages.


Community Spread by Province:


In Luang Prabang Province, a total of 160 cases of community spread were recorded, with nine cases in Nambak District.


In Luang Prabang City there were 140 cases.


Pak Ou District saw nine cases while Ngoi District saw two cases.  


In Bokeo Province there were 41 cases in nine villages across two districts. 


In Savannakhet Province, there were three cases in three villages across one district. 


In Vientiane Province, there were 135 cases recorded in 33 villages across five districts. 


Champasack Province saw 20 cases today in eight villages across three districts. 


Khammouane Province saw nine cases, with eight in Thakhek, and one in Hinboun District. 


Total Cases:


Laos now has 6,909 active cases of Covid-19, with 56 confirmed deaths, and 37,018 total cases. 


Meanwhile, 497 people recovered and were discharged from hospitals around the country yesterday.


Vaccination Rate


First dose vaccinations have now reached 43.66% of the eligible population, while second dose vaccinations have now reached 37.47%.


Credit Source: The Laotian Times


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