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Vietnam extends coronavirus lockdown in 12 high-risk locations

Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh continue to be locked down while businesses call for return to normality

Vietnam extends social-distancing measures in 12 cities and provinces, including Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, until April 22 at the earliest.    © Reuters

HANOI -- Hanoi on Wednesday announced that social distancing measures in 12 cities and provinces will be extended to at least April 22 and possibly April 30.

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said after an online meeting with local authorities that the cities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh and Da Nang, and provinces of Lao Cai, Quang Ninh, Bac Ninh, Ninh Binh, Quang Nam, Binh Thuan, Khanh Hoa, Tay Ninh and Ha Tinh will continue to be locked down.

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