Vietnam reports four new COVID-19 cases; two are imported

FILE PHOTO: A man wears a protective mask as he drives past a banner promoting prevention against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hanoi, Vietnam July 31, 2020. REUTERS/Kham/File Photo reuters_tickers
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HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam's health ministry on Sunday reported four new coronavirus cases, including two locally transmitted and two imported cases.

The Southeast Asian country has registered a total of 590 cases, of which 144 infections are linked to the recent outbreak in the costal city of Danang. Vietnam has recorded three deaths, the health ministry said in a statement.

(Reporting by Phuong Nguyen; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)

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