Read what is in the news today:
-- All 4,931 COVID-19 cases detected in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday were community-based, according to the city’s COVID-19 portal.
-- The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City issued an urgent order on Sunday night asking app-based delivery workers to undergo quick pool tests of three samples every day as they resume operation in districts at very high risk of COVID-19 transmission from Monday.
-- Functional forces in Ho Chi Minh City imposed fines topping VND8.6 billion (US$377,360) on 6,296 cases violating social distancing rules and helped 411,922 households shop for food in the first week of the shelter-in-place mandate, according to the municipal Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
-- Police in Thu Dau Mot City under Binh Duong Province are hunting for a bus driver who used a machete to cut off the hand of a coronavirus patient with mental illness after a conflict.
-- Heavy rains and thunderstorms are in the forecast for the south-central, Central Highlands, and southern regions from Tuesday to Thursday due to the influence of a low-pressure trough, according to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
-- People in the highlands of south-central Phu Yen Province have had to pay more than VND50,000 ($2.2) per cubic meter of water for months due to prolonged drought.
-- A fisherman drowned during a 13-kilometer swim with a lifebuoy from the sea to the mainland in the southernmost province of Ca Mau, local authorities said on Sunday afternoon when the victim’s body was found.
-- The People’s Committee of southern Dong Nai Province has decided to relocate 228 households with 986 people living in a local nature reserve.
-- Many small- and medium-sized enterprises affected by the adverse impacts of COVID-19 in Ho Chi Minh City have called for 5,000 signatures to an online petition for the government’s support in three main groups of issues related to employment, tax - cost, and finance - banking.