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.

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