Read what is in the news today:
-- Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases on Saturday morning, with the tally still standing at 324 patients.
-- Vietnam’s COVID-19 patient No. 91, a 43-year-old British pilot, was transferred to Ho Chi Minh City’s Cho Ray Hospital on Friday from the Hospital for Tropical Diseases as he had repeatedly tested negative for the coronavirus.
-- The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday gifted an automated extraction instrument to the municipal Center for Disease Control to assist the city in coping with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and other infectious diseases.
-- More than 5,000 drivers were fined for DUI violations in the first week of a nationwide campaign to tighten road inspections from May 15 to 22, according to the Department of Traffic Police under the Ministry of Public Security.
-- The number of news agencies in Ho Chi Minh City is set to decrease from 27 to 19, pursuant to the city’s press development and management plan until 2025 signed by the municipal deputy chairman Duong Anh Duc on Friday.
-- Police in Ho Chi Minh City said on Friday that they have started legal proceedings against a former ward-level police head in District 6, together with 11 other people, for gambling and organizing gambling.
-- Japanese appliance-maker Panasonic on Friday confirmed to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper that it would move its Thailand-based production of refrigerators and washing machines to Vietnam in September this year.
-- Hundreds of Vietnamese football fans on Friday afternoon jostled outside the Thien Truong Stadium in the northern province of Nam Dinh, waiting to buy tickets to the Nam Dinh – Hoang Anh Gia Lai match in the 2020 National Football Cup qualifiers – Vietnam’s first football game that allows spectators since the COVID-19 pandemic hit – to take place on Saturday afternoon.
-- The novel coronavirus has infected over 5.29 million people and killed more than 339,400 around the globe as of Saturday morning, according to statistics. More than 2.15 million patients have recovered from COVID-19.