Hanoi imposes statewide stay-at-home order, halts many non-essential services

Vietnam’s capital Hanoi urged its citizens to stay at home from Monday and ordered a halt to many non-essential services due to new clusters of Covid-19 infections in recent days, city authorities said on Sunday. On Monday morning public address systems repeatedly told people to stay at home and city traffic was slightly down but sources say many office workers seemed to be going to work as usual. The city, which had already halted indoor restaurant service and closed salons as well as gyms, also stopped rail and bus passenger services to… Read More