(KPL) A 9th covid-19 case was confirmed this afternoon. The latest case was identified as a female beautician, 22, resident of Phonphanao village, Xaysettha district, Vientiane Capital. She reportedly travelled to Thailand on March 14. She was among 64 cases tested for Covid-19 on March 29. 
“She is being treated at Mittaphab Hospital. She has mild symptoms with a fever, cough, runny nose. She can walk around and do things by herself,” Deputy Minister of Health Phouthone Meuangpak told a press conference. 
There are nine confirmed cases in the Lao PDR including six in its capital city Vientiane Capital and three in Luang Prabang.