COVID-19 Weekly Update, October 5th 2021

COVID-19 Weekly Update, October 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.  

  • Authorities in Laos prolonged the national lockdown for two weeks until October 15 due to a rising number of cases.
  • Authorities in Auckland, New Zealand to scale back COVID-19 measures from October 6. Residents will be allowed to leave their homes, with a limit of ten people.
  • Taiwan extended Level-2 rules nationwide through October 18, while more domestic restrictions are to be eased as of October 5.
  • Brunei tightens movement restrictions through October 17 amid increased COVID-19 activity. Under the measures, a nightly 20:00-04:00 curfew is in effect with exemptions for emergencies.
  • Authorities in Kenya extend the country‚Äôs COVID-19 restrictions with curfew hours set from 22:00 until 04:00 local time to remain in effect until at least November 4.
  • Costa Rica extended COVID-19 business and movement restrictions nationwide through at least October 15. A nightly ban on movement and business operations remains in effect between 21:00-05:00.
  • Authorities in Paraguay extended COVID-19-related restrictions until at least October 12. A daily 02:00-05:00 curfew remains in effect.

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