COVID-19 Weekly Update, July 13th 2021Everstream Team
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 Portugal, authorities expanded movement restrictions and a nightly curfew to 60 municipalities, including Lisbon, amid a rise in COVID-19 infections.
- Japanese authorities declared a state of emergency in Tokyo, with restrictions set to continue until August 12.
- Australian authorities reported fewer new COVID-19 cases in Sydney this week, however, an ongoing lockdown in the city could still be extended beyond July 16.
- 29 companies were ordered to suspend operations in the Tan Thuan Export Processing Zone of Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, following infection outbreaks, while a regional lockdown remains in place until July 24.
- Authorities in Malaysia ordered all manufacturing plants in the Senai Industrial Park in the state of Johor to cease operations from July 9-22. Similar restrictions were loosened for several manufacturing sectors in the state of Selangor as a regional lockdown continues.
- In India, increased COVID-19 testing led to congestion at Goa’s Keri border crossing with Karnataka, affecting trucks and passenger traffic.
- The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand announced the suspension of overnight domestic flights from July 12 and Bangkok Airways completely suspended several routes from the capital from July 13 until July 31. A lockdown was imposed in Bangkok and surrounding areas until July 24.
- Protests erupted across several locations in Cuba, including in Alquizar, Artemisa, Bauta, Guira de Melena, Matanzas, Palma Soriano, San Antonio de los Banos, and Havana in response to the government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.