Laos recorded no new COVID-19 cases and three more infected cases have been discharged from hospital, according to a press conference on Saturday.
Lao Deputy Minister of Health Phouthone Meaungpak told a press conference in Vientiane capital on Saturday the total number of COVID-19 cases in Laos remained unchanged at 19, and three more COVID-19 patients in the capital have recovered and been discharged.
One of the discharged patients is a 28-year-old man living in Vientiane capital, who was confirmed as the first case of COVID-19 in Laos and treated in Mittaphab Hospital since March 24.
The 11th case, a 55-year-old man from Papua New Guinea, who was treated in Mittaphab Hospital since April 5, was also discharged on Saturday.
Another patient is a 20-year-old woman living in Vientiane, who was confirmed as the country’s 15th case and treated in the hospital since April 7.
As of Saturday, Laos tested 1,661 suspected cases with 19 cases positive, and seven patients have been discharged from hospital.
Eleven cases are treated in designated hospital — Mittaphab Hospital (Hospital 150) in Vientiane, and one case is treated in provincial hospital in Luang Prabang.
Laos announced its first two COVID-19 confirmed cases on March 24.