ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Coronavirus

Vietnam extends Ho Chi Minh City lockdown as COVID rages

Restrictions yet to quell pandemic in nation's commercial hub: 5 things to know

Vietnamese soldiers look out from a truck as they deliver food in strict lockdown areas amid COVID-19 pandemic in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, in August.   © Reuters

HANOI -- The extension of the epic COVID-19 lockdown in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City until the end of September risks further social and economic costs in the nation's largest city, which despite the harsh restrictions has failed to put the pandemic under control.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more