COVID-19 Weekly Update, November 2nd 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.
- Following last week’s restrictive measures in the district of Changping, further COVID-19 cases have been spreading across the city of Beijing in recent days, prompting authorities to cancel about 50 percent of flights at Beijing’s two major airports on November 2 as travel restrictions were tightened.
- In other parts of China, provincial authorities have imposed further partial or full lockdowns in a number of areas over the past week due to newly detected COVID-19 cases. A partial lockdown was declared in the city of Changzhou (Jiangsu Province), the city of Shijiazhuang (Hebei) the city of Xingyang (Henan), the city of Chengdu (Sichuan), the city of Hohhot (Inner Mongolia), the municipality of Chongqing, and in Wulian County (Shandong), while a complete lockdown was imposed in the city of Heihe (Heilongjiang).
- The capital of Ukraine, Kyiv, has announced new measures to curb spiking daily COVID-19 infections in the city. The new restrictions are largely targeting the hospitality and retail sectors.
- In India, the Ministry of Home Affairs has announced an extension of the existing nationwide COVID-19 regulations until at least November 30. Most inbound international commercial flights will remain banned through at least November 30. Rail services, domestic flights, and private transport are operational with limited passenger capacities in most localities.
- Authorities in New Zealand planned to seal off the northern part of the country with police cordons as they enforce a lockdown in the region over fears of undetected community transmission of COVID-19. The measure started to take effect from 23:59 on November 2.