Lockdown due to COVID-19 outbreak in northern Vietnam
In the northern Vietnamese province of Hai Duong, a lockdown has been introduced from February 16 due to a surge in coronavirus cases. It will be valid for 15 days.
Residents were ordered to stay at home and go only to grocery stores and pharmacies, as well as to work in enterprises that did not receive an order to close.
Schools, bars, restaurants will be closed, public transport is limited, and entry into the region is allowed only on urgent matters, Interfax reports.
A new outbreak of coronavirus in Vietnam, which is associated with the importation of more infectious British and South African strains, began in the north of the country and spread to the central and southern parts of it.
Since the end of January, 637 cases of coronavirus infection have been identified in the republic, most of them in Hai Duong. In total, 2229 cases of infection have been recorded in the country since the beginning of the pandemic, 35 people have died.
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