Authorities urged to popularize Covid-19 vaccination as individual obligation of Lao citizens

The government has urged relevant sectors and authorities to make people realize the importance and necessity of vaccination against Covid-19 and consider it as their individual obligation and act of patriotism.

As of Mar 23, over 5.5 million people, representing 75.72% 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 people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 currently stands at 4.4 million people, equivalent to 60.40% of the population, and those given a booster shot represent 15.3% of the population.

Source: Lao News Agency

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