Laos records no new case of COVID-19 for 32 consecutive days

Source: Xinhua| 2020-05-14 17:52:38|Editor: huaxia

VIENTIANE, May 14 (Xinhua) -- Laos reported no new case of the COVID-19 for 32 consecutive days and the total number of the confirmed cases in the country remains at 19.

Lao Deputy Minister of Health Phouthone Meaungpak told a press conference in Lao capital Vientiane on Thursday that the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Laos remains at 19 as no new case was confirmed.

The National Taskforce Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control announced it had been monitoring 2,097 people at 66 accommodation centers across the country.

On Wednesday, the number of truck drivers bringing freight into Laos from Thailand was 1,409, from Vietnam 895, and 10 from China.

As of Thursday, Laos has tested 4,092 suspected cases with 19 cases tested positive, and 14 patients have recovered.

Another five infected cases are treated in designated hospital, Mittaphab Hospital (Hospital 150) in Lao capital Vientiane.

Laos announced its first two cases of the COVID-19 on March 24. Enditem