Heavy traffic in Hanoi on Wednesday following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in the Vietnamese capital. Photo: Xinhua
Heavy traffic in Hanoi on Wednesday following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in the Vietnamese capital. Photo: Xinhua

Has Vietnam turned a corner in its coronavirus fight?

  • As capital Hanoi leaves behind nearly two months of lockdown-like movement restrictions, Ho Chi Minh City residents are still largely confined to their homes
  • But the southern business hub, which accounts for almost one-third of Vietnam’s state budget and 80 per cent of its 18,017 virus deaths, is under pressure to reopen

Heavy traffic in Hanoi on Wednesday following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in the Vietnamese capital. Photo: Xinhua
Heavy traffic in Hanoi on Wednesday following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in the Vietnamese capital. Photo: Xinhua
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