COVID-19 Weekly Update, September 14th 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.
- The port city of Xiamen in China’s Fujian Province went into lockdown on September 13, and all residents were ordered to undergo COVID-19 testing. The outbreak is likely to impact port operations, in particular following the disruption caused by Typhoon Chanthu earlier this week.
- Similarly, authorities in the city of Putian in China‘s Fujian province have imposed strict measures until further notice following a new COVID-19 surge.
- Australian authorities have extended the lockdown in the Australian Capital Territory until October 15 after 22 new COVID-19 cases were detected.
- Danish authorities have lifted all COVID-19 related measures in the country, with over 80 percent of the population over age 12 vaccinated.
- Authorities have extended the lockdown in Auckland, New Zealand, until September 21, with Alert Level 4 restrictions remaining in place. The city is expected to transition to Alert Level 3 from September 22.
- In Togo, authorities have tightened restrictions across the country from September 10 to curb a recent spike in COVID-19 infections.
- Cambodian authorities have targeted Thai truck drivers as COVID-19 cases increase in the border province of Battambang, Cambodia. Should more cases be detected, there is a possibility of temporarily closing the borders or conducting rigorous COVID-19 testing of truck drivers at the borders.