(KPL/VNA) – Vietnam has decided to suspend cross-border activities of individuals at main and secondary border gates, and trails in border areas sharing with Cambodia and Laos from Apr 1 as part of measures to effectively prevent the spread of COVID-19.

One more Covid-19 infection case was confirmed this afternoon, Apr 1, taking the total to 10. The latest case was a 21-year-old woman and a resident of Nongsanokham village, Sikhottabong district, Vientiane Capital.

Minister of Health Bounkong Sihavong has issued a notice ordering the closure of private hospitals and clinics nationwide as the country is entering a complete lockdown.

(KPL) 183 people who have had close contact with the 9 covid-19 infected people are being quarantined at their homes and their symptoms are monitored daily by health workers, according to Deputy Minister of Health Phouthone Meuangpak.

(KPL) Twelve Chinese medical workers and experts and necessary medical supplies arrived in Vientiane Capital today, Mar 29 to support the Lao PDR’s fight against Covid-19.



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