One new domestic infection confirmed in Vietnam on Friday morning

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam reported one new community infection of COVID-19 on Friday morning after recording 56 such cases Thursday night. 

The Health Ministry said that the latest patient, a man from the central  province of Thanh Hoa, had close contact with a Chinese expert who earlier tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Vietnam’s total count of COVID-19 cases now stands at 3,091. More than 2,500 patients have recovered an 35 have died.