Hanoi suspends catering services as COVID-19 cases rise

(VOVWORLD) - Hanoi will suspend catering services at restaurants and fast-food outlets today in an effort to slow the spread of the SARS-CoV- 2 virus. 
Hanoi suspends catering services as COVID-19 cases rise - ảnh 1(illustrative photo)

Takeaways will be encouraged instead of dishes on offer at sites, according to an urgent telegram released by the local administration late yesterday.

Other non-essential services such as barbers’ and hairdressers’ are required to temporarily close. All parties and outdoor activities of large gatherings, including entertainment and physical exercises at parks, botanic gardens and other public venues will be shut down.

In its urgent telegram, the local administration said the latest COVID-19 outbreak is evolving in a complicated and unpredictable manner. A cluster of infection of unknown origin has been detected at blocks of apartments, crowded State agencies and companies. It requested Vingroup, T&T Group and other organizations and businesses actively conduct COVID-19 tests for residents and employees under their management.
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