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Capital city suspends night-time business as COVID-19 infection spreads

15:53 | 26/03/2020

Businesses based in the Old Quarter of Hanoi that operate at night have been temporarily suspended following instructions issued by the Hanoi People's Committee.

 

capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads

Under the direction of the Hanoi People's Committee, several non-essential services based around the city centre have temporarily shut

capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads

Several of the capital’s famous nightlife venues in the centre have closed

capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads

Usually packed with revelers in the evening, Ta Hien and Luong Ngoc Quyen streets have now become deserted

capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads

Cafes in front of the Chuong Vang (Golden Bell) theater have also closed whilst parking in the area has been suspended

capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads

Ta Hien street used to be typically busy on Wednesday nights with several bars offering midweek promotions

capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads

Two friends snap photos of a deserted Ta Hien street

capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads

1900 and the Opera, two of Hanoi’s most famous nightclubs, have been forced to shut

capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads

Instructions on how to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 are posted on the front of a closed shop

capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads

Restaurants in the area and around Ta Hien street have temporarily closed

capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads

A coffee shop posts a notice informing of its closure as a means of preventing the spread of the COVID-19

capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads
capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads

Noted for lemon juice, many restaurants on Dao Duy Tu street have also closed

capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads

Luong Ngoc Quyen street is eerily quiet

capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads
capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads

A convenience store is almost the only business still operating on Ta Hien street

capital city suspends night time business as covid 19 infection spreads

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