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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 25

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 25

Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 08:39 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 25
Soldiers deliver essential items ordered by a household in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August 24, 2021. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

Check out the news you should not miss today:

Politics

-- Vice President of the United States Kamala Harris arrived in Hanoi on Tuesday night to officially begin her three-day visit to Vietnam.

COVID-19 Updates

-- The number of new coronavirus infections detected in the community was 3,977, accounting for over 84 percent of the total 4,610 cases recorded in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday, according to the city’s COVID-19 portal.

-- The COVID-19 Resuscitation Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City began using three robots to treat patients remotely, delivering medicine and allowing medical workers to communicate with them without close contact.

-- Nha Trang City and Van Ninh District in south-central Khanh Hoa Province will continue to uphold social distancing measures under the prime minister’s Directive No. 16 while the districts of Cam Ranh, Cam Lam, Dien Khanh, and Ninh Hoa will follow less stringent Directive No. 15 from Wednesday for the next 14 days. Authorities also required local residents not to go outside from 7:00 pm to 6:00 am the next day.

-- Authorities in Phan Thiet City in south-central Binh Thuan Province have decided to impose social distancing under the prime minister’s Directive No. 16 from Tuesday, as part of their efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus. People in the city will also be banned from going outdoors from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am the next day until further notice.

-- Can Tho will prolong its coronavirus social distancing drive under the prime minister’s Directive No. 16 in the entire Mekong Delta city until September 8, starting from Wednesday.

Society

-- Police in Thu Duc City under Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday arrested and initiated legal proceedings against a 30-year-old man for obstructing law enforcement officers at a vaccination point in Tam Binh Ward.

-- Whirlwinds coupled with heavy rain on Tuesday swept through various residential areas in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang with as many as 49 houses heavily destroyed, local authorities reported.

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