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— 96.4 percent of COVID-19 patients in Vietnam has recovered, with 12 being treated in hospitals while only eight among them still tested positive with the virus as of Thursday morning, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Health.
— A truck driver lost control of his vehicle while driving fast in the rain on Wednesday and hit a group of road workers, killing one and injuring another on DT759 road through Phuoc Tan Commune, Phu Rieng District in the southern province of Binh Phuoc.
— Vietnam now has 21 provinces and cities with low fertility rates and 33 provinces and cities with high fertility rates among the country. Ho Chi Minh City reports the lowest fertility rate with each mother of reproductive age giving birth to 1.35 children, while the north-central province of Ha Tinh has the highest rate at over 2.9 children born per woman.
— An ambulance was ablaze on Wednesday night after it lost control and hit a median strip while driving fast in the rain on DT741 through Tan Phu District in Binh Phuoc Province. The accident seriously injured seven people including a newborn on the vehicle.
— A thunderstorm with whirlwinds that occurred around 6:00 pm on Wednesday unroofed a number of local residential houses and factories and completely destroyed a factory in Binh Xuyen District in the northern province of Vinh Phuc, killing three and injuring many.
— Ho Chi Minh City has been considered as a ‘hotpot’ where people could find any food from any region of Vietnam, food expert Tran Thi Hien Minh said at a conference discussing regional cuisine cultures and how to attract tourists with foods in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday.
— The Da Nang Tourism Promotion Center said it has signed a cooperation agreement with British broadcaster BBC to broadcast the city’s promotional videos daily on its channel, starting from June.