Laos extends lockdown measures for another 15 days

Laos has extended its lockdown COVID-19 prevention measures across the country for a further 15 days as the community spread of COVID-19 in the capital continues.

Given the situation in neighboring countries and community spread in Lao capital Vientiane, the lockdown order would be extended until July 4, according to a notice issued by the Prime Minister’s Office on Saturday.

The current nationwide lockdown, imposed on June 4, was set to expire on Saturday.

The notice outlines a gradual loosening of lockdown measures with certain strict measures to remain in place.

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