Vietnam News Today (October 7): Central Vietnam Gears Up for Heavy Rain as Tropical Storm Likely to Turn into Storm

Vietnam News Today (October 7): Vietnam confirms 4,356 new Covid-19 cases; Central Vietnam gears up for heavy rain as tropical storm likely to turn into storm; Quang Ninh to host 9th National Sports Games in 2022; Vietnam scores best goal at Futsal World Cup 2021.
October 07, 2021 | 07:42

Vietnam News Today (October 7) notable headlines

Vietnam confirms 4,356 new Covid-19 cases

Central Vietnam gears up for heavy rain as tropical storm likely to turn into storm

Quang Ninh to host 9th National Sports Games in 2022

Vietnam scores best goal at Futsal World Cup 2021

New school program focuses on students' health

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A woman shows her vaccine status to a security guard at a supermarket in Ho Chi Minh City on October 6, 2021. Photo: VnExpress
A woman shows her vaccine status to a security guard at a supermarket in Ho Chi Minh City on October 6, 2021. Photo: VnExpress

Vietnam confirms 4,356 new Covid-19 cases

Health authorities confirmed 4,356 new Covid-19 cases Wednesday, down four from Tuesday.

HCMC led with 1,960 cases, followed by Binh Duong, 852, and Dong Nai, 534.

Hanoi recorded nine new cases.

Vietnam has recorded 822,687 Covid-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic.

119 deaths were recorded Wednesday, bringing the national tally to 20,098.

The number of recoveries was 10,033, bringing the national tally to 757,086.

There are 5,743 patients in severe conditions, cited VnExpress.

Vietnam has given over 48 million vaccine doses, in which 12 million were second.

Central Vietnam gears up for heavy rain as tropical storm likely to turn into storm

The central region is forecast to experience a spell of heavy rain and flooding over the coming days as a tropical depression entering the Bien Dong Sea is likely to strengthen into a storm.

At 7 a.m. on October 6, the low-pressure system was swirling around the area, about 270km north and north-east of Song Tu Tay island of the Truong Sa archipelago, packing winds of 40-50kph near its centre, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).

Over the next 24 to 48 hours the system will move west at 20kph, and is likely to strengthen into a storm, the NCHMF reported.

A tropical depression entering the East Sea is likely to strengthen into a storm. Photo: VOV
A tropical depression entering the Bien Dong Sea is likely to strengthen into a storm. Photo: VOV

The storm will cause rough seas and heavy rain in coastal provinces stretching from Quang Binh to Phu Yen, plus localities in the Central Highlands region, with average rainfall ranging from 80mm to 150mm.

Rainfall of 300mm and 600mm is expected to be recorded in the designated localities as soon as the storm moves closer and makes landfall over coming days, reported VOV.

Weather forecasters have warned about a high risk of landslides and flash floods in mountainous localities and flooding in low-lying areas.

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control issued a dispatch on October 5 to direct localities from Quang Ninh to Binh Thuan to prepare for the impact of the tropical depression.

Meanwhile, the northern region will be hit by a cold snap on October 10-11. Weather experts warn the storm will interact with the cold snap to cause dangerous weather conditions.

Quang Ninh to host 9th National Sports Games in 2022

The northern province of Quang Ninh will host the 9th National Sports Games in November 2022, according to the Vietnam Sports Administration under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

About 8,000 officials, coaches and athletes of 65 sport delegations from the country’s all 63 provinces and cities and the army and the public security forces, and 1,600 referees will attend the event, VNA reported.

At the opening ceremony of the 8th National Sports Games. Photo: VNA
At the opening ceremony of the 8th National Sports Games. Photo: VNA

The athletes will compete for medals in 40 sports in five groups: Olympic, ASIAD, SEA Games, traditional games and recreational sports.

Quang Ninh boasts a 5000-seat multi-purpose gymnasium, a water sport area, a shooting range, an archery range, a stadium combined with athletics field, a gymnasium for martial arts and sword marks, three beach volleyball courts, two beach sepak takraw courts, and two tennis courts.

It also has a professional running track certified by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races.

Vietnam scores best goal at Futsal World Cup 2021

Nguyen Van Hieu’s goal in Vietnam’s game against Panama won most votes for the best goal at the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2021.

After the final match Monday, in which Portugal beat Argentina to claim championship, FIFA announced the nominees for the tournament's best goal on its official Facebook page.

Nguyen Van Hieu (number 14) celebrates with his teammates after scoring against Panama at the Futsal World Cup 2021 on September 16, 2021. Photo: FIFA
Nguyen Van Hieu (number 14) celebrates with his teammates after scoring against Panama at the Futsal World Cup 2021 on September 16, 2021. Photo: FIFA

A day later, Hieu’s goal was voted the winner, followed by Ali Hassanzadeh (Iran), Jovan Lazaveric (Serbia) and Leonardo (Brazil).

Hieu's goal helped Vietnam win their second game of the group stage 3-2 on September 16. He started from the midfield and dribbled past two Panama players and the keeper to finish in the open net. The win was also crucial in helping Vietnam advance to the round of 16, where they were defeated 2-3 by world number four Russia, cited VnExpress.

The FIFA page called Hieu's goal "a sublime solo effort."

A total of 301 goals were scored at Futsal World Cup 2021. Vietnam scored seven in their four games.

New school program focuses on students' health

The 2021-25 National School Health Program signed recently by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam focuses on promoting education, care, protection and management of students' health.

The program's target is to ensure the comprehensive physical and mental development for children at preschools, special education schools, and students at primary and high schools.

The national program has set goals for 80 percent of schools to have adequate medicines and equipment as regulated by the Ministry of Health, 75 percent of schools to provide enough drinking water and clean water for students' activities.

It also sets targets for physical education and sports activities in schools.

According to the program, 80 percent of schools will have at least one area to ensure necessary equipment and tools for physical education and sports activities as prescribed by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The 2021-25 National School Health Programme sets a goal for 80 percent of schools having at least one area to ensure necessary equipment and tools for physical education and sports activities. Photo: baochinhphu.vn
The 2021-25 National School Health Programme sets a goal for 80 percent of schools having at least one area to ensure necessary equipment and tools for physical education and sports activities. Photo: baochinhphu.vn

All schools will periodically organize sports competitions in accordance with the law on physical sports; 100 percent of primary and high schools have enough qualified physical teachers who were trained in professional skills.

Targets were set for school meals, ensuring proper nutrition for children, including 100 percent of schools organizing lunch at canteens, ensuring hygiene and food safety according to regulations of the Ministry of Health, according to VNA.

Sixty percent of schools will have milk and dairy products in standard school meals according to regulations of the Ministry of Health.

School health education must also be a focus. According to the program, 100 percent of students must be educated about health and improve knowledge about disease prevention and mental health.

Students must be taught about proper nutrition, healthy and safe food.

Fifty percent of high school students must receive information and counseling on mental health and psychology. Education on the care of children will also be expanded to include teachers, students and parents.

The 2021-25 National School Health Program also clearly outlines the tasks and solutions for the future. One of the important solutions is to upgrade the healthcare facilities and equipment in schools.

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