No Covid-19 case but Laos implements tough prevention measures


Security staff wearing protective masks sit next to an X-ray scanner at the entrance to the venue where China and Asean foreign ministers held a summit on Covid-19 in Vientiane on Feb 20, 2020. - AFP

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Health authorities have told state departments to consider suspending or postponing overseas working trips by their civil servants to countries where the Covid-19 has been reported, as the virus spreads further afield.

Although there is still no confirmed case of the virus in Laos, the health authorities are taking no chances, and have impose several strict prevention measures.

Subscribe now for a chance to win your dream holiday!

Monthly Plan

RM13.90/month

Annual Plan

RM12.33/month

Billed as RM148.00/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Laos , covid-19 , prevention

   

Next In Regional

Police deploy 1,250 officers for King's installation
Nato moving into Indo-Pacific?
A grand pirouette - An increasing number of middle-aged, elderly women in Japan are taking Ballet classes
Malaysian injured by falling concrete in Hong Kong's Tsim Sha Tsui
Python swallows woman whole in Indonesia
Malaysia needs time to study Asean joint visa proposal, says Home Minister
Mt Ruang: Last eruptions before Wednesday occurred in 2002, 1949
Thailand drops joint patrols with Chinese police after public backlash
Cops on the hunt for cable thieves in Ayer Hitam
Najib wanted to answer questions on money laundering in court, says investigating officer

Others Also Read