Corona cases in Laos static at 19

Corona cases in Laos static at 19

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Vientiane, Apr 16: With no new case surfacing, the total number of Coronavirus continued at 23. A total of 23 suspected cases tested negative for the deadly virus.

The total number of COVID-19 in Laos remained at 19, as no new case was confirmed, Lao Deputy Minister of Health, PhouthoneMeaungpak told a press conference in Vientiane capital on Thursday. As of today, Laos tested 1,288 suspected cases with 19 cases tested positive, and two patients have recovered and been discharged from hospital. Laos's first discharged COVID-19 patient is the 12th confirmed case, who was discharged from hospital on Tuesday.

The second patient is the 14th confirmed case, who was discharged on Thursday. Another 14 cases are treated in designated hospital - Mittaphab Hospital (150 Hospital) in Vientiane capital, and three cases are treated in provincial hospital in LuangPrabang. Laos announced its first two COVID-19 confirmed cases on March 24. (UNI )