Laos reports no new case of COVID-19, 1 more recovery

Source: Xinhua| 2020-04-29 17:16:05|Editor: huaxia

VIENTIANE, April 29 (Xinhua) -- Laos reported no new COVID-19 infected case on Wednesday, and one more patient has recovered.

The total number of COVID-19 case in Laos remained at 19 and the last patient in Luang Prabang province is returning home after twice testing negative for the virus, Lao Deputy Minister of Health Phouthone Meaungpak told a press conference in Vientiane.

The last patient in Luang Prabang is a 42-year-old man, who was confirmed as the country's fourth case of COVID-19 and treated in a provincial hospital since March 26.

As of Wednesday, Laos tested 1,917 suspected cases with 19 cases tested positive, and eight patients have recovered, including five cases in Lao capital Vientiane and three cases in Luang Prabang province.

Another 11 infections are treated in designated hospital -- Mittaphab Hospital (Hospital 150) in Vientiane.

Laos detected its first two COVID-19 confirmed cases on March 24. Enditem