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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 18

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 18

Thursday, August 18, 2022, 08:34 GMT+7
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 18
Tourists are seen buying souvenirs at Ben Thanh Market in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre

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COVID-19 Updates

-- Vietnam’s Ministry of Health reported 2,192 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, raising the national tally to 11,373,276, with 10,040,338 recoveries and 43,103 deaths.

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-- Vietnam’s Ministry of Health issued an official correction on Wednesday to the announcement that the country had recorded the new fast-spreading Omicron sub-variant BA.2.75, saying it had only detected the BA.2.74 sub-lineage.

-- Authorities in Phu Quoc Island City, off the coast of Kien Giang Province in southern Vietnam, said on Wednesday night that a 56-year-old man had passed away on his way to hospital due to exhaustion after attempting to rescue five tourists from drowning at a local beach earlier the same day.

-- Police in Da Nang City, central Vietnam said on Wednesday that they were investigating a case where dozens of households were unable to open their doors with their locks tightly glued, forcing them to break the locks to go out.

-- A blaze broke out at Quoc Tu Giam (Imperial Academy), which was built under the Nguyen Dynasty in Hue City, central Vietnam, on Wednesday afternoon, causing a part of the relic site’s roof to collapse.

-- One person drowned after a canoe carrying wood sank while traveling on a local canal in southern An Giang Province on Wednesday.

-- The People’s Court in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday handed down a two year suspended sentence to a 34-year-old man due to his involvement in the death of another man during an alleged rough sexual intercourse in 2020.

-- Authorities in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province, southern Vietnam on Wednesday completed a prosecution against a 34-year-old man for stabbing two women and burning one body of the victims and hiding the remaining corpse in an abandoned well in 2021.

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Linh To / Tuoi Tre News

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