The death of the man from Nam Định Province was the 50th in Việt Nam related to COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
More than 270,000 people, including 80,000 workers at six industrial parks and zones, were tested for SARS-COV-2 from May 3-21 to map out safe zones in the city.
Lâm was identified as a close contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case, one of his teammates at Japanese club Cerezo Osaka.
HCM City will carry out social distancing for two weeks beginning on Monday (May 31) under Directive No.15.
A photograph depicting an aerial scene of fishermen casting their nets on the sea taken by Vietnamese photographer Nguyễn Phước Hoài has been won the Merit Award at the All About Photo Awards 2021.
The first COVID-19 patient (No 2,982) of the ongoing outbreak in Đà Nẵng was released from the city’s Lung Hospital on Friday after 18 days of treatment and testing negative for SARS-CoV-2 three times.