Laos extends lockdown for 15 days after COVID-19 cases continuous rushing

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Vientiane, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — The Lao government has extended the lockdown period in the country by an additional 15 days as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise. continually rising

On Saturday (October 30), Thibphakon Chanthawongsa, Deputy Director of the Lao Prime Minister’s Office Press release that lockdown measures are necessary due to COVID-19 nationwide epidemic And Laos has detected hundreds of locally infected cases in recent days.

Thippakon states that the restrictions It is necessary to protect Lao citizens and foreigners living in Laos from COVID-19. along with preventing death as much as possible

Sunday (Oct. 31) National Task Force for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 Laos has reported 679 new cases of local infection and six foreign cases.

Locally infected patients were in Vientiane Capital: 284 cases, Vientiane Province 122 cases, Udomxay Province 59 cases, Luang Namtha Province 55 cases, Bo Kaeo Province 39 cases, Luang Prabang Province 38 cases, Khammuan Province 21 cases, Salavan Province 16 cases. Savannakhet and Sekong, 12 each, Champasak sub-district, 7 cases, Saisomboun sub-district, 6 cases, Xiangkwang district 2 cases, and Boli Khamxay district 1 cases.

Laos has a cumulative total of 40,271 COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths.

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