Hanoi streets reclaim vibrance after semi-lockdown

By Ngoc Thanh, Nguyen Ngoan   September 21, 2021 | 06:45 pm GMT+7
Streets across the capital were filled with vehicles on the first morning Hanoi relaxed its social distancing order, allowing people to commute without travel permits.
Many streets across the capital city see seas of people traveling on Tuesday morning, as individuals and organizations no longer need travel permits to travel within the city.

Many streets across the capital saw oceans of commuters Tuesday morning, as individuals and organizations no longer need travel permits to travel within the city.

Motorbikes and cars on Lang Street at around 8 a.m.

Motorbikes and cars on Lang Street at around 8 a.m.

Le Thai To Street around Hoan Kiem Lake is no longer deserted as it was during the two-month seme-lockdown.The city has also allowed malls and barbershops to reopen, while businesses can resume on-site operations at 50 percent capacity.

Le Thai To Street around Hoan Kiem Lake is no longer deserted as it was during the two-month semi-lockdown.
The city has also allowed malls and barbershops to reopen, while businesses can resume on-site operations at 50 percent capacity.

Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square in the city center has started regaining its vibrance.

Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square in the city center has started regaining its vibrance.

Travelers on Chua Boc Street, where some stores have reopened on Tuesday morning, after months of closure. Malls, fashion shops, cosmetic stores, barbershops, repair shops for vehicles and electrical appliances, stores that sell books, office and studying tools, business activities on e-commerce platforms and online delivery can resume, starting 6 a.m. Tuesday. Food and beverage establishments can only sell takeaways and must close before 9 p.m.

Travelers on Chua Boc Street, where some stores have reopened Tuesday morning, after months of closure. Malls, fashion shops, cosmetic stores, barbershops, repair shops for vehicles and electrical appliances, stores that sell books, office and study tools, business activities on e-commerce platforms and online delivery can all resume, starting 6 a.m. Tuesday. Food and beverage establishments can only sell takeaways and must close before 9 p.m..

Without a Covid-19 checkpoint, De La Thanh Street is filled with motorbikes.

Without a Covid-19 checkpoint, De La Thanh Street is filled with motorbikes.
The capital has undergone a series of social distancing orders since July 24. It has recorded 3,928 Covid-19 cases since.

 
 
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