Read what is in the news today:
-- The Vietnamese Ministry of Health confirmed 58 COVID-19 cases, including 56 domestic infections, on Monday morning, taking the national tally to 5,275 infections, with 2,721 recoveries and 42 virus-related deaths.
-- The Ethics Committee in Biomedical Research of the Ministry of Health is slated to meet on Monday to review the clinical trial protocol of the Vietnamese COVID-19 vaccine, Nano Covax, to prepare for its trial on a large group of volunteers at the end of this month.
-- Police in Phu Quoc Island City off southern Kien Giang Province said on Sunday that they were temporarily detaining six employees from N.N. Resort for attacking a group of tourists.
-- Police in Ngoc Lac District in north-central Thanh Hoa Province on Sunday started legal proceedings against Vietnamese COVID-19 patient No. 4,694 for “spreading dangerous infectious diseases to humans.”
-- Dozens of boxes of medical supplies and mosquito repellents have been delivered to Vietnamese-Cambodian families in Saeb and Ta Ches Communes of Cambodia’s Kampong Chhnang to support them in the fight against COVID-19, the Vietnam News Agency reported.
-- All travelers to Singapore who have a travel history in Vietnam in the past 21 days will be subject to a 21-day stay-home notice at dedicated facilities as per Singapore’s tighter pandemic prevention and control measures amid an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam.
-- The Ministry of Education and Training announced on Sunday that Vietnamese students grabbed two gold medals with the highest scores, one silver, and three bronzes from the Asian Physics Olympiad 2021.
-- Vietnam were held 0-0 by Lebanon in their play-off first leg in the UAE on Sunday night as they compete to win a ticket to the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup.
-- “Liverpool and Chelsea grabbed the final two Champions League places but Leicester City fell short of a top-four finish for the second successive season on a nerve-jangling final day of the Premier League season on Sunday,” Reuters reported.
-- “Belarusian authorities scrambled a fighter jet and flagged what turned out to be a false bomb alert to force a Ryanair plane to land on Sunday and then detained an opposition-minded journalist who was on board, drawing condemnation from Europe and the United States,” Reuters reported.