Laos health officials step up Covid-19 checks on migrant workers as local cases continue to rise in country


VIENTIANE, Sept 7 (Xinhua): Lao health officials will beef up screening and quarantine procedures for Lao nationals returning from Thailand, in a bid to stem the spread of Covid-19 infections.

As Covid-19 spread in Thailand, Laos is at greater risk of the highly infectious Delta variant, especially if people enter Laos from Thailand illegally and avoid screening, local daily Vientiane Times reported on Tuesday (sept 7.

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