Laos reports one new coronavirus case, for a total of 16
By Sun Guangyong
People's Daily app


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Bangkok (People’s Daily) - One new coronavirus case was confirmed in Laos as of Thursday afternoon, according to a statement from the country’s health ministry. The new coronavirus case is a Vientiane citizen who had a close contact with another infected case.

The total number of infections has risen to 16 and all of patients have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. 

The Laos government on last Friday restricted traffic and activities to control the pandemic, and banned people from entering or leaving the country until April 19.