RESTRICTIONS STILL IN PLACE

Capital Vientiane went into lockdown as cases continue to increase.

MEASURES

  • The mayor of Vientiane announced a strict lockdown for two weeks and residents are ordered to remain at home unless it is necessary to head out to purchase food, medicine or to the hospital.
  • Travellers that enter into Vientiane are required to undergo quarantine for 14 days whereas travel between seven other provinces with high number of cases is banned.
  • All public gathering and outdoor activities are banned.
  • The surge in cases was linked to the clusters detected in garment factories.