COVID-19 Weekly Update, December 7th 2021

COVID-19 Weekly Update, December 7th 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.  

  • Amid rising COVID-19 cases, several countries in Europe are considering imposing tougher restrictions. In France and Ireland, some parts of the hospitality sector have been closed for four weeks; in Italy, social life of the unvaccinated people has been further restricted. In Germany, the new government could impose a vaccination mandate to stem the rise in cases after banning the unvaccinated from much of public life. 
  • In China, authorities have imposed a 14-day lockdown in the Zhenhai district of Ningbo, China. The decision followed the discovery of three new COVID-19 cases. Chemical plants and other manufacturing companies in the area have been closed. 
  • Authorities in Manzhouli, China, restricted road freight movement for goods transported via highway from December 3 amid COVID-19 outbreak. Cargo loading, unloading, transportation, and clearance at customs will be halted until further notice. 
  • Authorities imposed level II community-level restrictions against COVID-19 across Greater Jakarta until December 13, which includes restrictions on office work capacity for general and essential businesses.
  • Lebanon will impose curfew restrictions on unvaccinated people between December 17 and January 9. Employees in some sectors are required to be vaccinated to work from January 10.
  • Canadian authorities tightened COVID-19 regulations on travellers regardless of vaccination status amid a Omicron variant surge. Regulations include testing requirements and self-quarantining. 

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