11 July 2021. Laos authorities fear the spread of the highly infectious Delta variant of Covid-19 after nine imported cases have been reported in the country. The first three cases of the Delta variant in Laos were identified on June 30 when migrant workers returning to Champassak province tested positive for this strain.https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/aseanplus-news/2021/07/11/laos-fears-outbreak-of-delta-variant-of-covid–19-in-country-89-new-cases-on-sunday-july-11