Here are today’s leading news stories:
-- Vietnam’s Ministry of Health reported 267 domestic COVID-19 cases on Sunday morning, of which 217 were in Ho Chi Minh City, raising the national tally to 19,310, with 7,643 recoveries and 84 deaths.
-- An apartment complex with more than 2,100 residents in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City has been locked down from Saturday afternoon following the detection of a COVID-19 case.
-- Military officers fumigated 55 streets across the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang with about 750,000 liters of Chloramine B on Saturday as part of the province’s measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.
-- A 41-year-old woman who resides in a locked-down area in Ho Chi Minh City has tested positive for the novel coronavirus after being admitted to a hospital for burn treatment.
-- Nidec Sankyo, located at the Saigon Hi-Tech Park, was required to cease operations for over two days from Saturday evening after 91 suspected coronavirus cases were detected at the venue.
-- More than 3,000 people were killed in traffic accidents across Vietnam in January-June, the traffic police division under the Ministry of Public Security reported on Saturday.
-- A 19-year-old girl was killed after being hit in the head by a falling rock while bathing at a waterfall in the central province of Quang Nam on Saturday afternoon.
-- Police in the southern province of Binh Phuoc have arrested and initiated legal proceedings against a 54-year-old man for helping 11 people migrate illegally from Vietnam to Cambodia.
-- Foreign investors poured US$15.27 billion worth of investment into Vietnam in January-June, equivalent to 97.4 percent of the amount recorded in the same period last year, the Vietnam News Agency reported.