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Vietnam says origin of Danang outbreak hard to track as COVID-19 cases rise

Vietnam says origin of Danang outbreak hard to track as COVID-19 cases rise

2/8/2020 3:58:00 PM

Vietnam says origin of Danang outbreak hard to track as COVID-19 cases rise

Vietnam ese authorities said on Sunday they were finding it hard to track the origin of a fresh coronavirus outbreak that began in the central city ...

AdvertisementAdvertisementHe said with the new strain, each infected person may infect about five to six people compared to 1.8 to 2.2 people in the previous period.Authorities have taken a series of"unprecedented measures" to fight the outbreak in Danang, including the mobilisation of several hundred military school students to help with contact tracing and collecting test samples, the government said in its statement.

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Dr Kidong Park, the World Health Organization's representative in Vietnam, told Reuters the country had been preparing for the possibility of wider community transmission, after the country reported its first case in January."The government has always been determined to ensure that its people are protected from COVID-19 by keeping the country’s relatively low number of cases and controlling the transmission within the community," Park said in an emailed statement.

Authorities said on Saturday they plan to test Danang's entire population of 1.1 million people for COVID-19. Read more: CNA »

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Vietnam says up to 800,000 have left COVID-19 epicentre Danang since Jul 1 Vietnam 's health ministry said on Saturday up to 800,000 visitors to Danang city, the country's new novel coronavirus epicentre, have left for ...

Vietnam reports 12 more local COVID-19 cases connected to Danang outbreakHANOI: Vietnam 's health ministry on Saturday (Aug 1) reported 12 new local coronavirus cases linked to the recent outbreak in the central city of ...

Vietnam reports 12 more local Covid-19 cases connected to Danang virus outbreakHANOI (REUTERS) - Vietnam 's health ministry on Saturday (Aug 1) reported 12 new local coronavirus cases linked to the recent outbreak in the central city of Danang, taking total infections to 116 since the virus resurfaced last week.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Coronavirus: Vietnam to test 1.1 million people in DanangHANOI (BLOOMBERG) - Vietnam will test all residents of Danang, the city at the centre of a coronavirus outbreak with 1.1 million people, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported, as the risk of a widening spread increases.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Vietnam says up to 800,000 have left virus epicentre Danang Vietnam 's health ministry said on Saturday up to 800,000 visitors to Danang city, the country's new novel coronavirus epicentre, have left for other parts of the country since July 1. Vietnam last week detected its first locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in more than three months in Danang,