VIENTIANE, June 12 (Xinhua) -- Lao Ministry of Health on Thursday reported 25 new confirmed cases of dengue fever, bringing the total number of infections to 1,733.
The highest number of dengue patients were reported in Lao capital Vientiane, at 403 with two deaths, while 241 cases were reported in Vientiane province, and 213 cases were reported in Attapeu province.
As of Thursday, 1,733 people had been diagnosed with dengue fever and five deaths were recorded, according to the Center of Information and Education for Health under 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