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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Records 11 Covid-19 Cases on July 27

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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 quarantines daughter, grandson of Da Nang's COVID-19 patient. [Tuoi Tre]

- HCMC conducts Covid-19 tests on all residents returning from Danang. [Saigon Times]

Vietnam

- Vietnam drug kingpin, four accomplices sentenced to death. [VnExpress]

- Mekong Delta province unveils $820-mln plan to combat climate change. [VnExpress]

- Nine Chinese illegally entering Nha Trang City detected. [SGGP]

- Vietnam records 11 new community COVID-19 infections on July 27 evening. [SGGP]

- Vietnam curbs movement in city of 1.1m as virus-free run ends. [Tuoi Tre]

- Two earthquakes hit Son La, affecting Hanoi areas. [Saigon Times]

Other

- Hong Kong to ban gatherings of more than two, mandate mask wearing in public places amid surge in Covid-19 cases. [Straits Times]

- Oxford vaccine enters final phase of COVID-19 trials. Here's what happens now. [National Geographic]

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