1,290 new cases of Covid-19, two new deaths reported nationwide

Laos has reported 1,290 new Covid-19 cases and two new fatalities attributed to Covid-19 over the past 24 hours with the total caseload reaching 197,417.

Across the country, there are 3,312 active cases and 702 deaths, according to the National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

Most of the new confirmed cases of Covid-19 were reported in Vientiane with 797, Vientiane (province) 82, Luang Prabang 70, Savannakhet 67, Xayaboury 38 and Khammuan 37.

Yesterday witnessed 364 Covid-19 patients discharged from hospitals nationwide.

As of Apr 12, over 5.7 million people, representing 77.98% of population in the country, have been vaccinated with at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, according to the Centre of Information and Education for Health, Ministry of Health.

Meanwhile, the number of those fully vaccinated against the coronavirus currently stands at 4.7 million, and those given a booster shot represent 18.2% of the population.

Source: Lao News Agency

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