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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — June 8

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — June 8

Wednesday, June 09, 2021, 09:00 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — June 8
A restaurant owner disinfects tables and chairs to prepare for reopening in Da Nang City, Vietnam. Photo: Tan Luc / Tuoi Tre

Here are today's leading news stories:

COVID-19 Updates

-- The Ministry of Health on Tuesday morning documented 41 local COVID-19 infections in Bac Giang and Bac Ninh, raising the national tally to 9,222, with 3,549 recoveries and 55 deaths.

-- The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee on Tuesday turned the Military Zone 7 school, the Ho Chi Minh City University of Education, and some local hotels into quarantine centers to handle suspected COVID-19 cases.

-- Three recovered coronavirus patients have tested positive again after they were discharged from a hospital in the northern province of Ninh Binh, according to the provincial Center for Disease Control.

-- The Hanoi Center for Disease Control on Tuesday afternoon announced a new local COVID-19 case – a 39-year-old vegetable seller from Dong Anh District, who had direct contact with patient No. 8,853, who is also a vegetable vendor.

-- The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on Tuesday confirmed the 54th and 55th coronavirus-related death in the country after a woman and a man, aged 88 and 51, respectively, passed away with critical underlying conditions.


-- A 27-year-old kindergarten teacher in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for murdering a one-year-old student last year.

-- Police in north-central Thanh Hoa Province on Tuesday have broken up an illegal drug ring, seizing over 42,000 synthetic drug tablets smuggled from Laos.

-- A 57-year-old woman in Ho Chi Minh City's Go Vap District died during transfer between hospitals on Monday night before her COVID-19 test returned positive.

-- Police in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa have arrested and initiated legal proceedings against two former chairmen of the province for violations in land handover to some businesses.

-- Authorities in Vietnam's Central Highlands province of Lam Dong have fined a 50-year-old from Da Huoai District VND700 million (US$30,493) for selling and transporting two Asian black bear's limbs.

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