COVID-19 Weekly Update, August 3rd 2021

COVID-19 Weekly Update, August 3rd 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.  

  • Beijing locked down six residential communities following a COVID-19 outbreak. Other cities such as Zhangjiajie and Zhuzhou in Hunan have also issued lockdown and stay-at-home orders.
  • Nanjing Lukou International Airport has suspended all flights until at least August 11. The suspension is due to a recent outbreak of the Delta COVID-19 variant.
  • Port of Cat Lai in Vietnam stopped receiving certain import and transshipment cargo until at least August 16 amid container pile up due to a shortage of employees and trucks.
  • Authorities in Thailand have extended COVID-19 restriction measures for two weeks and expanded the lockdown zones from 13 to 29 provinces. The lockdown measures include a night curfew and a curb on inter-provincial travel.
  • Queensland extended COVID-19 lockdown measures in Brisbane until August 8; lockdown measures implemented include orders for non-essential businesses to remain shut.
  • The Netherlands reinstated work-from-home guidelines amid increasing COVID-19 cases; recommendations to work from home are not compulsory and apply to those who can do so.
  • Bulgarian authorities have extended the country’s state of emergency until at least August 31 to allow for the modification of COVID-19-related restrictions on short notice.  
  • Oman has extended the nightly COVID-19 curfew with all movement and commercial activities to be restricted between 22:00 and 04:00 local time until further notice.
  • Paraguay extended COVID-19-related measures to August 9 with a nightly curfew to remain in effect between the hours of 01:00-05:00.

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