On June 15, Laos started a new round of free vaccinations for people to reach the goal of 50% of the population being vaccinated against Covid-19. Vaccination in Laos has slowed down for a while because the country has to balance both the amount of vaccine received as well as the increasing demand for vaccination of the people after the second round of Covid-19 outbreak in Laos. Laos in mid-April.
Laos injects three vaccines, Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Sinopharm, free of charge to the people. On June 15, Laos started a new round of free vaccinations for people to reach the goal of 50% of the population being vaccinated against Covid-19. Vaccination in Laos has slowed down for a while because the country has to balance both the amount of vaccine received as well as the increasing demand for vaccination of the people after the second round of Covid-19 outbreak in Laos. Laos in mid-April. The latest batch of vaccines that Laos received was on the afternoon of June 14, with the help of China with the amount of 500,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine that arrived in Vientiane through Wattay international airport. This is the fifth time China has donated vaccines to Laos, bringing the total number of Covid-19 vaccines that Laos has received from China to 1,902 million doses. As of the afternoon of June 14, Laos had received 2,135,620 doses of Covid-19 vaccine from countries and international organizations, the first dose was given to 713,709 cases, the second injection was given to 394,679 cases. well suited. According to the Lao Ministry of Health, the country has started a new round of vaccination with specific regulations for different vaccines that Laos receives aid from countries and international organizations. Accordingly, from today, starting the first dose of Pfizer vaccine in Vientiane, this is the number of vaccines Laos received by COVAX on June 2 with the amount of 100,620 doses. This vaccine can only be administered in Vientiane because the Pfizer vaccine is the type that needs to be stored in special equipment. Subjects include three subjects who are over 60 years old, people with underlying medical conditions, and officials and civil servants with a high-risk working environment for Covid-19. In addition, starting today, Laos also deployed the first dose of Sinopharm vaccine after receiving another 500 thousand doses from China; Administer the second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine to subjects who received the first dose. The latest information on June 15 published by the National Task Force for the control and settlement of the Covid-19 epidemic in Laos said that on June 14, Laos tested 2,025 cases, the results detected 15 positive cases. There are six cases of community transmission (in Vientiane Capital) and nine imported cases from Thailand (Champasak province and Savannakhet province). On June 14, there were 1,935 cases of entry into Laos, all cases entering Laos were checked for body temperature, taken samples for testing and isolated according to regulations (except for freight drivers). Since January 2020, Laos has tested 274,907 cases, detected 2,025 positive cases for SARS-CoV-2 virus (three cases have died). To date, 1,905 cases have been discharged, 117 cases are continuing to be treated. Currently, across Laos, there are 4,224 cases in isolation at 51 centers according to regulations. All cases in isolation centers have been sampled for Covid-19 testing.