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Vietnam reports 1 new local coronavirus case, tally at 621

Measures to avoid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hanoi

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam’s health ministry on Monday reported one new local coronavirus case linked to the recent outbreak in central city Danang, bringing the country’s total tally to 621 infections.

The country had gone 100 days with no locally transmitted case until the virus re-emerged on July 25. Vietnam has carried out 482,000 coronavirus tests and has quarantined around 103,000 people, the health ministry said in a statement.

The country’s death toll from the virus stands at 6.

(Reporting by Phuong Nguyen; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

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