Việt Nam confirms 416th COVID-19 patient, return of community transmission

A 57-year-old man in Đà Nẵng has been confirmed as positive for coronavirus, marking the first case of community transmission of COVID-19 in Việt Nam in 100 days. It is unclear how the man, who is now on a ventilator, contracted the virus.

There are currently 11,815 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or entering Việt Nam from pandemic-hit regions being quarantined, including 147 at hospitals, 10,993 at other facilities, and 675 at home.

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