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Vietnam health ministry reports second COVID-19 death

31 Jul 2020 / 23:54 H.

    HANOI, July 31 (Reuters) - Vietnam's Health Ministry reported the country's second COVID-19 death late on Friday.

    The 61-year-old man died Friday afternoon at a hospital in Danang city, where Vietnam last week detected its first domestically transmitted coronavirus infections in more than three months, the ministry said in a statement.

    The country, which has recorded 546 coronavirus infections since its first cases were detected in January, reported its first coronavirus death earlier on Friday. (Reporting by Khanh Vu; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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