COVID-19 Weekly Update, May 5th 2021

COVID-19 Weekly Update, May 5th 2021

Everstream Analytics monitors and produces a weekly summary of supply chain impacts due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The update is provided free-of-charge to the industry.  

  • In Canada, provincial authorities in Nova Scotia imposed new COVID-19 restrictions, closing all non-essential businesses. In Alberta, curfews were imposed for parts of the province. 
  • The Bulgarian government has extended the epidemic emergency measures until the end of May and imposed tighter entry restrictions as well as a ban on entry from countries severely affected by COVID-19.
  • Authorities in France plan to relax the nighttime curfew and allow some non-essential businesses to reopen starting May 19. The curfew will start from 21:00 instead of 19:00. 
  • In Singapore, Changi Airport’s Terminal 4 will suspend operations from May 16 after a wide-scale international travel ban was imposed due to the pandemic.
  • In Bangladesh, authorities have extended the ongoing lockdown until at least May 16, allowing all businesses to operate from 10:00 to 20:00 local time. 
  • In India, several states have imposed tighter restrictions in light of the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases. In addition, the Director-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has extended the ban on international flights to/from India until May 31.
  • In the Philippines, authorities have imposed a curfew in Metro Manila from 22:00 until 04:00 local time, effective May 1.

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