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-- Vietnam on Tuesday evening reported seven new imported cases of COVID-19, increasing the country’s tally to 1,504 with 1,339 in treatment and 35 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health.
-- The deputy director of Chuong My District’s medical center in Hanoi has been temporarily suspended after he signed a decision allowing a Vietnamese student returning from the U.S. on December 20, who was later reported as a COVID-19 patient, to leave a quarantine zone before his second test’s result was announced.
-- Doctors from the Ho Chi Minh City Children's Hospital on Tuesday said they have successfully treated and are going to discharge a three-year-old boy from the southern province of Vinh Long who was hospitalized a month ago for hemorrhagic stroke, one of the most common fatal causes among elderly people.
-- Enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City will seek between 270,000 and 300,000 employees in 2021, according to the municipal Center of Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labor Market Information, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Tuesday.
-- Police in the central province of Quang Ngai are investigating a case where a woman was captured driving a motorbike hands-free at a high speed on Thach Bich Bridge in Le Hong Phong District in a recent viral video.
-- Vietnam’s total revenue from retail trade and services reached over VND5 quadrillion (US$219.5 billion) in 2020, representing a modest yearly rise of 2.6 percent, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Tuesday, quoting the General Statistics Office.
-- A video has recently caused a stir over Vietnamese social media as it captures local authorities in the northern mountainous tourism town of Sa Pa calling on tourists not to buy souvenirs from local children to “protect children’s rights,” as the kids are forced to become beggars and street vendors.