Laos records 91 new cases of dengue fever

Source: Xinhua| 2020-05-30 18:51:54|Editor: huaxia

VIENTIANE, May 30 (Xinhua) -- Laos recorded 91 new confirmed cases of dengue fever, bringing the total number of infections to 1,428, according to Lao Ministry of Health report.

The highest number of dengue patients were reported in Lao capital Vientiane at 358 with two deaths, while 200 cases were reported in Attapeu province, and 189 cases were reported in Vientiane province.

As of Thursday, 1,428 people had been diagnosed with dengue fever and four deaths were recorded, according to the Center of Information and Education for Health under the Lao Ministry of Health.

Lao health authorities urged people to clear potential mosquito breeding sites around their homes and workplaces to help control the spread of dengue fever. Enditem