Here are today’s leading news stories:
— Vietnam’s Ministry of Health reported 11,023 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, raising the national tally to 2,286,750, with 2,062,058 recoveries and 37,777 deaths.
— The weather condition in northern Vietnam will continue to be influenced by a cold spell on Wednesday, while it will remain sunny with a high UV index in southern provinces, the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting reported.
— Thousands of visitors from across the country flocked to the famous Ba Chua Xu Temple at Sam Mountain in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on Tuesday, the first day of the 2022 lunar year.
— Police in southern Dong Nai Province confirmed they had dealt with 73 people for lighting firecrackers against the law on Monday night and early Tuesday morning.
— Container ship MSC Aurora docked at Cai Mep – Thi Vai International Port in southern Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province on Tuesday for the transport of nearly 13,000 shipping containers of imports and exports between Vietnam and the United States.
— The central city of Da Nang is expected to welcome more than 400 flights carrying 44,000 tourists during the Lunar New Year holiday, according to deputy director of the municipal Department of Tourism Nguyen Xuan Binh.