Laos sees decrease in number of new COVID-19 infections hinh anh 1Infecting vaccine against COVID-19 for a woman in Vientiane (Photo: VNA)
Vientiane (VNA) - The Lao Ministry of Health on December 26 reported that the country had recorded 851 new cases of COVID-19 and eight related deaths in the past 24 hours.

According to the ministry, after six consecutive days of recording 4-digit infections, this is the first time the number of new cases in the country has dropped to 3-digits, down 156 cases compared to that of December 25.

Vientiane capital also recorded a decrease in the number of cases, but still ranked first in the country with 323 cases in a day.

To date, the total number of COVID-19 infections in Laos has reached 106,231, of whom 325 died.

To prepare for the reopening, the Lao government is promoting the vaccination of basic shots for people, and booster shots for high-risk groups such as health staff, public security and military forces./.