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-- Ho Chi Minh City will continue following social distancing measures under the prime minister's Directive No. 16 till the end of September.
-- Since Wednesday, restaurants in the northern city of Hai Phong are allowed to reopen, but they must not serve more than 10 guests in the same room or a separate area at a time and must close before 10:00 pm every day. Meanwhile, street food stalls can receive diners between 5:00 am and 9:00 am and shift to takeaway service in the remaining time.
-- The Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute, in collaboration with the city's Center for Disease Control, took samples for COVID-19 antibody tests from 3,600 residents in six wards in Binh Thanh and Phu Nhuan Districts from August 29 to September 14, which is expected to help assess the situation of COVID-19 infection.
-- At least one homegrown COVID-19 vaccine will be approved for emergency use by the end of this year, the Vietnam News Agency quoted Nguyen Ngo Quang, deputy director of the Department of Science, Technology, and Training under the Ministry of Health as saying on Tuesday.
-- Authorities in Nam Dinh Province on Tuesday found an over-300-square-meter warehouse containing thousands of children's toys in Vu Ban District, with the manager failing to present documents and invoices proving the legal origin of the items.
-- Private high schools in Ho Chi Minh City saw a decrease of 14,301 students in the 2021-22 academic year as the COVID-19 pandemic has caused numerous troubles to their enrollment.
-- Vietnam’s biosphere reserves Nui Chua in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan and Kon Ha Nung in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai will seek UNESCO recognition at the 33rd session of the International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Program in Nigeria from September 13 to 17, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Tuesday.
-- Gunmen stormed a hotel in Mexico's central San Luis Potosi state on Tuesday and kidnapped some 20 foreigners believed to be mostly from Haiti and Venezuela, Reuters cited the state's attorney general's office as saying the same day.