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Morning Stories Roundup: No Meetings, Large Gatherings Allowed for Next 2 Weeks, PM Says

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Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them into short, accessible links so you can easily keep up with current affairs.

Saigon

- Ho Chi Minh City warns health workers against attending crowded events. [Tuoi Tre]

- HCM City strives to keep number of COVID-19 cases within 300. [SGGP]

- Health ministry tracing visitors to eateries, clinic, supermarket in Hanoi, Saigon. [Tuoi Tre]

Vietnam

- Foreigners can extend visas amid COVID-19 outbreak: spokeswoman. [Vietnam+]

- No meetings, large gatherings allowed for next two weeks: PM. [Saigon Times]

- Garment, textile industry might lose VND11 trillion due to job losses. [SGGP]

- Seafood exporters lose half of all orders to pandemic. [VnExpress]

- 37 patients in Vietnam test Covid-19 negative. [VnExpress]

Other

- Coronavirus: US has world's most confirmed cases, trackers show. [Straits Times]

- Vietnamese bakery's pink 'rescue bread' aids farmers hit by pandemic. [DPA]

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