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Vietnam was back on high alert for the novel coronavirus on Saturday after medical officials in the central city of Danang detected the nation’s first locally transmitted case in three months.

Thanks to strict quarantine measures and an aggressive and widespread testing program, the Southeast Asian country has kept its virus total to an impressively low 416 cases and had reported no locally transmitted infections for 100 days.

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