COVID-19 Weekly Update, July 6th 2021

COVID-19 Weekly Update, July 6th 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.  

  • The Malaysian government imposed an Enhanced Movement Control Order for Selangor and parts of Kuala Lumpur in an effort to curb COVID-19 cases, affecting operations in industries from semiconductors to electrical equipment to medical devices. 
  • In Bangladesh, the government has extended COVID-19 restrictions on public movement until July 14 due to the new COVID-19 Delta variant.
  • Authorities in Indonesia announced COVID-19 lockdown measures in Java and Bali from July 3-20 due to rising infection rates. The measures are aimed at reducing the number of cases to below 10,000 a day and all non-essential businesses will be required to work from home. 
  • In Sri Lanka, the government has extended COVID-19 restrictions until July 19, with all nonessential inter-district movements to remain prohibited.
  • COVID-19-related measures were extended in several Indian states, including Goa (until July 12), Haryana (July 12), Odisha (July 16), West Bengal (July 15) and Punjab (July 10). 
  • In Zimbabwe, authorities have tightened internal COVID-19-related restrictions until at least July 14. The nighttime curfew is in effect from 18:00 to 06:30 local time.
  • Authorities in Libya and Tunisia have agreed to temporarily close the Dhiba-Wazen border crossing due to COVID-19. The closure is set for two weeks starting July 1.
  • Congestion issues have continued to subside at the Port of Yantian following weeks of disruption due to a COVID-19 outbreak. Shipping lines have reinstated vessel services and average waiting times have decreased to 0.5 days.
  • Meanwhile, North European ports continue to experience bottlenecks due to labor shortages, with the longest waiting times being reported in Antwerp, Rotterdam, Hamburg and Bremerhaven.

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