People in Hanoi take to streets after lockdown restrictions eased

20:31 17/09/2021

Crowds could be seen across many streets throughout the capital on the morning of September 17 following the decision made by the Hanoi administration of to loosen pandemic control measures.

From midday on September 16 local authorities permit eateries in green areas to resume takeaway services, along with 39 pandemic control checkpoints being removed.

From midday on September 16 local authorities permit eateries in green areas to resume takeaway services, along with 39 pandemic control checkpoints being removed.

Traffic congestion could be seen on many streets at peak hours.

Traffic congestion could be seen on many streets at peak hours.

A large number of vehicles travel on roads amid local citizens going to their offices on the morning of September 17.

A large number of vehicles travel on roads amid local citizens going to their offices on the morning of September 17.

A familiar sight of traffic jams could be seen on Nga Tu So road.

A familiar sight of traffic jams could be seen on Nga Tu So road.

Local people head out in their droves as they resume their normal routine.

Local people head out in their droves as they resume their normal routine.

Tay Son street witnesses a huge number of vehicles on the morning of September 17.

Tay Son street witnesses a huge number of vehicles on the morning of September 17.

Crowds form on the Nga Tu So flyover.

Crowds form on the Nga Tu So flyover.

Traffic jams serve to clog many roads throughout the capital during the morning.

Traffic jams serve to clog many roads throughout the capital during the morning.

Vehicles are forced to move at a snail’s pace as a result of the severity of the traffic forming on Nguyen Luong Bang street.

Vehicles are forced to move at a snail’s pace as a result of the severity of the traffic forming on Nguyen Luong Bang street.

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