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Vientiane (VNA) –
The Lao Ministry of Health has reported 30 more cases of dengue fever in recent days.

A total of 6,842 people have been diagnosed with the disease with 12 deaths recorded, according to the Center of Information and Education for health under the Ministry of Health.

The highest number of 1,586 dengue patients were reported in Lao capital Vientiane with four deaths, while 754 cases and two deaths were recorded in Bolikhamxay, and 681 cases in Bokeo province.

Lao health authorities have urged people to clear potential mosquito breeding sites around their homes and workplaces to help control the spread of dengue fever./.