Vietnam reports first locally transmitted COVID-19 case for 89 days


FILE PHOTO: A woman wears a protective mask as she drives past a banner promoting prevention against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hanoi, Vietnam July 31, 2020. REUTERS/Kham/File Photo

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam's health ministry on Monday confirmed its first locally transmitted COVID-19 case for nearly three months.

The latest patient, a 32-year-old man, is a relative of a flight attendant who returned to Vietnam on a flight from Japan, according to state media.

(Reporting by Phuong Nguyen, editing by Louise Heavens)

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