Vietnam imposes expanded lockdown measures

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Vietnam, the country has now imposed extended lockdown measures in its industrialised north. 

The capital Hanoi  shut down restaurants and banned gatherings at public areas, including physical exercises in parks. 

Bac Ninh, home to production facilities of Samsung Electronics, started a curfew and other travel restrictions from Tuesday, state media reported 

The neighbouring Bac Giang province too went under a lockdown. Bac Ninh and Bac Giang are the epicentre of the new outbreak. 

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