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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — June 10

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — June 10

Thursday, June 10, 2021, 09:00 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — June 10
A health worker collects samples from a man for COVID-19 testing in Ward 3, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Duyen Phan / Tuoi Tre

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Society

— Vietnam on Thursday morning reported 70 new cases of COVID-19, with 26 among 66 locally-transmitted infections recorded in Ho Chi Minh City, increasing the country’s tally since April 27 to 6,451, according to the Ministry of Health.

— Sixteen provinces including Yen Bai, Quang Ngai, Dong Nai, Nghe An, Quang Ninh, Quang Nam, Quang Tri, Thua Thien – Hue, Dak Lak, Nam Dinh, Hoa Binh, Tuyen Quang, Phu Tho, Son La, Ninh Binh, and Thanh Hoa have reported zero new coronavirus cases during the past 14 days.

— Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son expected the number of additional patients in the northern province of Bac Giang, the country’s largest COVID-19 epicenter, to see a sharp decrease in the next ten days.

— A restaurant owner and five customers in the southernmost province of Ca Mau have been fined VND90 million (US$3,913) for violating COVID-19 prevention regulations by gathering to drink and sing karaoke last week.

— Obstetricians at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi on Wednesday successfully delivered a baby whose mother from Bac Giang Province is in COVID-19 treatment at the hospital.

Business

— Thanks to the preferential tariffs under the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, Vietnam’s footwear exports to the bloc’s 27 member countries increased 19.2 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2021 with an overall turnover worth nearly US$4.8 billion, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Wednesday. 

Education

— Four Vietnamese universities have made it into the list of top universities worldwide in the 2022 QS World University Rankings by UK educational organization Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), the Vietnam News Agency reported on Wednesday.

World News

— If the spread of COVID-19 continues at current rates it will be years before the virus is controlled in the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday, as it called for countries to share excess vaccine doses, according to Reuters.

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Dong Nguyen / Tuoi Tre News

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