Vientiane, March 24, 2020 – Laos has identified two cases of COVID-19, a government official said Wednesday.

Laos has found the first two cases of COVID-19 in the country, the Ministry of Health said at a news conference on Tuesday.

Laos is one of the first ASEAN member states to have reported the first case of the coronavirus, while other ASEAN members have been infected with the virus, including Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and several other countries. In Asia, there are at least 100 infections.
Translated by: Mao Bopha January