(KPL) Twelve Chinese medical workers and experts and necessary medical supplies arrived in Vientiane Capital today, Mar 29 to support the Lao PDR’s fight against Covid-19.

An official welcome ceremony for the Chinese team of medical workers and experts was held at the Wattay International Airport by Deputy Prime Minister and Head of Covid-19 Taskforce Somdy Douangdy. Minister of Health Bounkong Sihavong was also present at the welcome ceremony along with officials from Chinese embassy to the Lao PDR and relevant officials.

The Chinese team of medical workers and experts will help local fellows for 14 days. They will share experiences in covid-19 prevention and control, patient screening, laboratory diagnosis, and patient treatment.

As of Sunday, the number of Covid-19 infection cases in the Lao PDR remain unchanged at 8.