No new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Laos for 20 consecutive days
By Sun Guangyong
People's Daily app


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Bangkok (People's Daily) - Laos reported no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 for 20 consecutive days since April 13, according to a statement from the country’s health ministry. 

A total of 19 cases have been confirmed and nine of them have recovered and returned home. No deaths have been reported yet. 

微信图片_20200502183712.jpgSome of the embargo measures in Laos will be lifted on May 2 to reduce the COVID-19's impacts on the economy and people's lives.   National primary and secondary schools will resume school on May 18.