Photo: This photograph taken on March 12, 2020 shows people drinking at a bar in Vientiane. /AFP
Bangkok (People's Daily) - One new coronavirus case was confirmed in Laos as of Monday afternoon, according to a statement from the country’s health ministry. The new coronavirus case is a Lao person who came back from the UK.
The total number of infections has risen to 12 and all of the patients have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported yet.
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.