Laos reports 1,401 new COVID-19 cases, hitting another daily high

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VIENTIANE, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Lao Ministry of Health on Thursday reported a new high of 1,401 new COVID-19 cases, up 95 compared to the previous record of 1,306 cases on Tuesday.

Among the new cases, 1,384 were local infections, raising the total caseload to 58,798, Deputy Director General of the Department of Communicable Diseases Control under the Lao Ministry of Health, Sisavath Soutthaniraxay, told a press conference in Lao capital Vientiane.

Four new deaths have been recorded over the past 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 116, Sisavath added.

Laos reported its first two confirmed COVID-19 cases on March 24 last year. Enditem

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