31 July in Vietnam died the first two patients with coronavirus infection. This is with reference to the health Ministry of Azerbaijan has informed Reuters.
The first victim COVID-19 was the morning of 70-year-old man. Died a few hours later another patient, he was 61 years old.
The Ministry of health suggest that both men had contracted the coronavirus in the resort town of da Nang, where recorded outbreak of disease.
The Agency notes that Vietnam, with a population of 96 million people, in 100 days not recorded new cases of coronavirus until a week ago there was not a flash in da Nang. Out of the city after that taken out tens of thousands of tourists.
July 30, the Vietnamese authorities launched a massive testing of the population on the coronavirus. As of July 31, the country had 546 active patients with COVID-19.
Flash coronavirus infection began at the end of 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, on August 1 in the world was more than 17.4 million cases COVID-19, died 675 584 people, more than 10.2 million recovered.