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-- Vietnam’s Ministry of Health reported 2,192 COVID-19 cases on Friday, raising the national tally to 11,362,540, with 10,009,451 recoveries and 43,096 deaths.
-- Doctors at the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital of Dermato Venereology said on Friday that they had successfully saved a 25-year-old woman who suffered from a life-threatening disorder called toxic epidermal necrolysis as she consumed seven types of functional foods.
-- The People’s Court of Phu Yen Province, south-central Vietnam, on Friday upheld the death penalty handed down to a 34-year-old man for murdering his ex-wife and her parents in May.
-- Police in the northern province of Nghe An on Friday arrested a 19-year-old man for stabbing two people to death during a street brawl that broke out between two gangs in the locality earlier the same day.
-- A three-year-old boy died after being hit by a car driven by two student drivers in the northern province of Nam Dinh on Friday afternoon.
-- The U.S. Embassy in Hanoi said on Friday that Vietnamese nationals applying for visas to the U.S. will need to present information about their birthplace in the new blue-violet passport or a legitimate document to confirm the detail.
-- During a seminar commemorating 30 years of diplomatic relations between South Korea and Vietnam, Anh Min Sik, Consul General of South Korea in Ho Chi Minh City, stated that the export turnover between the two countries increased from US$500 million to a record $80,6 billion in 2021, despite the many economic difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.