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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 30

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 30

Monday, August 30, 2021, 09:00 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — August 30
Health workers go to people’s houses to collect samples for COVID-19 testing in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, August 28, 2021. Photo: Tu Trung / Tuoi Tre

Read what is in the news today:

Society

-- 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.

Business

-- 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.

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