Read what is in the news today.
— Vietnam reported one imported case of COVID-19 on Wednesday evening, raising the national tally to 1,069 with 991 recoveries and 35 virus-related deaths.
— Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday officially launched and put into operation its Remote Medical Consultation and Examination Center, which provides telehealth services.
— A traffic accident between a passenger coach and two motorbikes on National Highway 1 in the southern province of Dong Nai killed a man on the spot and injured another man on Wednesday afternoon.
— The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture and Sports has proposed that the municipal People’s Committee adjust the names of 38 streets in the city that contain spelling mistakes.
— Thong Nhat Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday received the Golden Angels Award, which is presented by the World Stroke Organization to hospitals that provide data and evidence of delivery of care and treatment against a set of seven criteria.
— The City Children’s Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday said that its doctors have successfully saved a two-month-old baby suffering from blue baby syndrome, which is often caused by the use of nitrate-contaminated drinking water and overexposure to nitrates or nitrites in beets.
— Police in Khoai Chau District, located in the northern province of Hung Yen, on Wednesday said they had started legal proceedings against a 35-year-old local man for “child abuse or mistreatment” as he often beats his nine-year-old son and punished the boy in several cruel ways.
— Da Nang, Vietnam’s former epicenter in the country’s latest wave of COVID-19 outbreaks, discharged its last patient on Wednesday morning.
— National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on Wednesday officially sold tickets for the first international commercial flight returning to Vietnam from South Korea, with the flight being slated to depart on Friday, September 25.
— Vietnam was the top seller of unroasted coffee beans to Japan for the first seven months of 2020, with a total of 67,392 metric tons of unroasted beans being imported from the Southeast Asian country during the period, up 26 percent on the year, according to the Nikkei Asia Review.