Vietnam recorded its first coronavirus death as the country battles a new outbreak of the virus, which emerged in the city of Danang.
Spain reported a second day of 1,000-plus coronavirus infections, the highest since the nation lifted its lockdown in June.
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15:20 GMT – Impact of coronavirus will be felt for decades to come, WHO says
The global coronavirus outbreak is the sort of disaster whose effects will last far into the future, World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.
“The pandemic is a once-in-a-century health crisis, the effects of which will be felt for decades to come,” Tedros told a meeting of the WHO’s emergency committee, according to remarks released by the agency.
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