July 25, 2020

Vietnam detects first coronavirus case in nearly 100 days

Hanoi (AFP) – Vietnam has detected its first locally-transmitted case of coronavirus in nearly 100 days, authorities said Saturday, in a country whose swift and full lockdown won praise for controlling the spread of the disease. “Patient 416” is a 57-year-old retired Vietnamese man in the southern city of Danang, and the first community transmission since April 16.Local health officials have tested 105 people who had been in close contact with him, the Ministry of Health said on its website.The man had taken his mother to a hospital in the days before after showing symptoms of the sickness, au…

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