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Vietnam on October 31 reported 5,519 new infections of COVID-19, including 15 imported ones, according to the Ministry of Health.

Additional 5,376 COVID-19 cases reported on October 3

Vietnam recorded an additional 5,376 COVID-19 infections, including 5,367 domestic and nine imported cases, in the past 24 hours to 5pm on October 3, the Ministry of Health announced.

Three workers killed in Bac Ninh factory fire

The deadly factory fire accident in the Northern Province of Bac Ninh killed three workers, said police investigators on April 17.

Natural disasters cause Vietnam's economic loss of nearly US$1.7 billion in 2020

Vietnam has suffered 576 natural disasters, including 14 storms, two tropical depressions, 264 thunderstorms, lightning and hails, 132 flash floods, landslides and 90 earthquakes this year.

Quang Ngai residents happy as 28-day lockdown lifted

As many as 300 people living in a residential area in Quang Ngai province took to street on August 23 clapping hands and singing loud after COVID-19 barriers were dismantled.

COVID-19: Two more cases confirmed in Vietnam, death toll rises to 27

Two more residents have been diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Vietnam, while national death toll has risen to 27 after a fatality was registered on August 23, the Ministry of Health reported at 18.00hrs.

Typhoon Vongfong kills four in Philippines

Four people have been killed and 25 others injured by Typhoon Vongfong as it barreled across the Philippines, local media reported on May 16.

Coronavirus: Brazil records highest daily rise in deaths

The country, which is at the centre of the Latin American outbreak, registers 881 deaths in a day.

Coronavirus: Worldwide death toll climbs to 200,000

The sombre milestone is reached with 2.8 million infections, Johns Hopkins University figures say.

Coronavirus: Why is NYC reporting surge in virus deaths?

New York is now reporting an additional 3,778 deaths presumed to be coronavirus-linked.

Coronavirus: US records highest death toll in single day

More than 1,800 deaths were recorded on Tuesday including that of influential folk singer John Prine.

Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia report surges in COVID-19 cases, deaths

Indonesia on April 4 confirmed 106 new patients of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), bringing the total number in the Southeast Asian country to 2,092.

118 killed in road accidents during Lunar New Year

The death toll from traffic accidents amounted to 118 during the first three days of the Lunar New Year (January 28-30). 

Death toll from Chile forest fire rises to 16

 The death toll from the massive forest fire in Chile's port city of Valparaiso has risen to 16, while more than 500 houses destroyed and 10,000 people evacuated since the fire broke out Saturday in the hills surrounding Valparaiso.