A locked down area in Nguyễn Du Ward, Hai Bà Trưng District, Hà Nội. — VNA/VNS Photo Tuấn Anh HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s coronavirus caseload continues to rise, with 13,840 new infections announced on Tuesday, along with 217 deaths. The national tally now stands at 1,337,523 transmissions, of which 1,332,216 came in the fourth wave of infections that has swept the country since late April. HCM City had the highest number of new cases at 965, followed by Cần Thơ City with 898 and Tây Ninh at 869. The capital Hà Nội reported 737 new infections. The remaining cases were detected in Sóc Trăng (746), Đồng Tháp (697), Bình Dương (645), Bình Phước (640), Cà Mau (615), Vĩnh Long (529), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (491), Khánh Hòa (486), Bến Tre (441), Bạc Liêu (434), Tiền Giang (340), An Giang (325), Thừa Thiên Huế (306), Hậu Giang (293), Bình Định (281), Đồng Nai (272), Trà Vinh (254), Kiên Giang (229), Bắc Ninh (190), Nghệ An (179), Gia Lai (178), Bình Thuận (170), Hải Phòng (156), Đà Nẵng (141), … [Read more...] about Việt Nam reports 13,840 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday
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The Ministry of Health logged 13,840 new coronavirus cases in Vietnam on Tuesday, along with 1,249 recoveries and 217 fatalities. The latest infections, including five imported and 13,835 domestic transmissions, were documented in 59 provinces and cities, the ministry said, adding that 7,306 patients got infected in the community. Ho Chi Minh City reported 965 of the latest infections, Can Tho City 898, Tay Ninh Province 869, Hanoi 737, Binh Duong Province 645, Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province 491, Khanh Hoa Province 486, Thua Thien-Hue Province 306, Dong Nai Province 272, Bac Ninh Province 190, Binh Thuan Province 170, Hai Phong City 156, Da Nang 141, Lam Dong Province 100, Quang Nam Province 53, and Quang Ninh Province 37. Vietnam had confirmed 14,591 locally-acquired infections on Monday. The country has detected 1,332,216 community transmissions in all its 63 provinces and cities since the fourth virus wave erupted on April 27. A combined 1,008,839 of them have recovered from … [Read more...] about Vietnam reports 13,840 additional COVID-19 cases, 1,249 recoveries, 217 deaths
Vietnam reported an additional 13,840 Covid-19 infections in 59 out of 63 cities and provinces on Tuesday, according to the Ministry of Health. According to the ministry's report, 13,835 of the new patients are locally-transmitted cases confirmed in 59 out of 63 localities in the country including HCM City (965), Can Tho (898), Tay Ninh (869), Soc Trang (746), Hanoi (737), Dong Thap (697), Binh Duong (645), Binh Phuoc (640), Ca Mau (615), Vinh Long (529), Ba Ria - Vung Tau (491), Khanh Hoa (486), Ben Tre (441), Bac Lieu (434), Tien Giang (340), An Giang (325), Thua Thien Hue (306), Hau Giang (293), Binh Dinh (281), Dong Nai (272), Tra Vinh (254), and Kien Giang (229). There were five imported patients confirmed today. The new infections showed a decrease of 723 cases compared to yesterday's figure. There were 7,306 infections found in the community. As of Tuesday evening, 1,332,216 infections had been reported since the new outbreak occurred in the country in late April. Some … [Read more...] about Nearly 14,000 Covid-19 infections confirmred on Tuesday
The automobile market has become bustling again after the Government cut by 50 percent the vehicle registration tax. Car sales in the first three quarters of the year witnessed a sharp fall of 46 percent compared with the same period last year. However, the market has warmed up since the second month of the fourth quarter, when pandemic developments became less complicated and the vehicle registration tax was reduced by 50 percent. More than 40 domestically assembled car models, from low-cost to luxury ones, are getting benefits from the Government’s tax cut policy. With the tax cut, people can save from tens to VND100 million when buying cars. Nguyen Van Truong in Dong Anh district in Hanoi decided to buy a Hyundai Tucson shortly after the release of the new policy. “If you buy cars right now, you will get benefits from both the price discount policies applied by sale agents and the registration tax cut. If you are hesitant, you may miss the golden opportunity as car … [Read more...] about People queue to buy cars as Government halves registration tax
Asia was the first to experience the virus, the first to exit lockdown, and now has new spikes. Asia was the first place to experience the coronavirus, impose lockdowns and then emerge from them. It was also the first to experience new groups of infections, with clusters from nightclubs in Seoul, the Russia-China border, and elsewhere. Although it is early for conclusions, can lessons be learned? 1. Wave, spike or cluster - it's unavoidable Terms such as second wave, spikes or clusters of cases are bandied around, but what do they mean? Medically, a second wave refers to the resurgence of infection in a different part of a population after an initial decrease. The WHO says past pandemics have been characterised by "waves of activity spread over months". In Asia, we have been seeing isolated clusters and regional spikes in infection numbers. and it is hard to predict how they will develop. But for Jennifer Rohn, a cell biologist at University College, London, a second … [Read more...] about Coronavirus ‘second wave’: What lessons can we learn from Asia?
A YouTube channel that aired the football match between Vietnam and Laos on Monday evening muted the sound of the Vietnamese flag salutation ceremony for fear of possible copyright infringement related to the record version of the Vietnamese national anthem. The match, within the 2020 AFF Suzuki Cup, was broadcast by the YouTube channel Next Sports at 7:30 pm on Monday. During the silence, an explanatory message in Vietnamese was shown on the Next Sports channel screen: “For the reason of music copyright, we are obliged to mute the sound at the flag salutation ceremony. Upon the end of the ritual, the sound will be resumed. Your understanding is appreciated.” After the match, numerous screenshots of the Vietnamese football team’s members singing their national anthem along with the message were posted on social media, expressing surprises and shocks due to the soundless performance. Many people angrily blamed Hanoi-based Bihaco Communication Trading and Service Corporation (BH … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s national anthem muted in football match aired on YouTube over copyright concerns