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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 7

Sunday, February 07, 2021, 08:57 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 7
Medical staff is taking samples for COVID-19 tests at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City as a request to test 1,000 airport employees from the city’s Department of Health on February 6, 2021. Photo: H.T/ Tuoi Tre

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Society

-- The northern province of Hai Duong on Saturday morning reported three more community-transmitted cases of COVID-19 while the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai recorded one the same day, increasing the country’s tally to 1,985, according to the Ministry of Health.

-- Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Health on Saturday night demanded a mass COVID-19 test for 1,000 employees working at Tan Son Nhat Airport as a staff member at the airport was confirmed as a COVID-19 case in the afternoon. The city has also found 47 people who had direct contact with the patient.

-- Ho Chi Minh City has decided to cancel its plans for pyrotechnic display to celebrate the Lunar New Year as part of the effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.

-- Three COVID-19 patients in the northern province of Hai Duong on Saturday were announced recovered, becoming the first recoveries since Vietnam reported first domestic infections in late January after nearly two months without any community transmission.

Business

-- Tax revenues from online advertising business models of foreign organizations that do not have legal entities in Vietnam like Google, YouTube or Facebook hit VND1.14 trillion (US$49.5 million) last year, reported the General Department of Taxation, the Vietnam News Agency cited on Saturday.

-- According to tuna export enterprises in the central province of Khanh Hoa, January saw an increase of three to five times in tuna import orders and even times compared to December 2020, especially for the U.S. market, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Saturday.

Lifestyle

-- Ornamental plants from around 500 nurseries from Mekong Delta provinces are gathering at a spring flower festival at Binh Dong Wharf in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 8, which will run through February 11.

-- Local artists on Saturday mourned as dancer Mai Trung Hieu passed away at 29 due to lung illness.

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