Storm Molave, which has killed at least 24 people in central coastal provinces in recent days according to disaster agencies, flooded many localities in Nghệ An Province on Friday.
One new imported case of COVID-19 was recorded on Wednesday evening, raising the national count to 1,173.
After returning from injury, midfielder Nguyễn Trọng Đại took just 10 minutes to secure three points for Viettel three against Hồng Lĩnh Hà Tĩnh on Sunday, helping his team take top spot in the V.League 1.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has told health facilities in flood-hit areas to prioritise clean water and ensure the areas are thoroughly disinfected to stop the spread of diseases.
Now the waters have started to recede in flood-hit Cẩm Duệ Commune in central province of Hà Tĩnh’s Cẩm Xuyên District, local residents have set up a collective clean-up group. Memories of the historic floods will soon fade but one story that will remain in the community is that of the brave actions of Lê Văn Thành and three other young men.