Laos reports one new imported case of COVID-19

2021-06-21 06:35:25 GMT2021-06-21 14:35:25(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

VIENTIANE, June 21 (Xinhua) -- Laos reported no new community case of COVID-19 on Monday, according to Lao Ministry of Health.

Deputy Director General of the Department of Communicable Diseases Control under Lao Ministry of Health, Phonepaserd Sayamoungkhoun, told a press conference in Lao capital Vientiane on Monday that following 911 tests over the previous 24 hours, the country recorded only one new case of COVID-19, which was an imported case in southern Laos' Savannakhet province.

Phonepaserd stressed that everyone should comply with COVID-19 prevention and control measures, as well as remaining vigilant and being mindful of the dangers posed by the COVID-19.

As of Monday, the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Laos stood at 2,054 with three deaths.

A total of 1,948 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

Laos reported its first two confirmed cases of COVID-19 on March 24 last year. Enditem