The February 3rd Square in the heart of Bac Giang Town, the capital of Bac Giang Province, on Thursday morning. With 1,678, the province neighboring Hanoi has accounted for half of all Covid cases in the ongoing wave in the country.
A Covid-19 checkpoint at one of Bac Giang Town’s entrances on National Highway No.1.
With a mask on, a man strolls on Le Loi Street in Bac Giang Town on Thursday morning.
Hung Vuong Street in the center of Bac Giang Town, which normally has a lot of traffic, is now deserted.
Stores, restaurants and coffee shops along Le Van Canh Street in Bac Giang Town remain closed.
Only a few restaurants are open but only serve takeout.
A man in Dinh Ke Ward picks up food at a makeshift barrier set up to isolate the residential area he lives in after cases of Covid were found there.
The biggest supermarket in Bac Giang Town is virtually empty on May 27.
A majority of vendors at Thuong Market, the biggest in Bac Giang Town, have closed their shops.
Nguyen Thi Binh, who sells legumes at the market, said, "I have barely sold anything for a week now but still have to open my store and run my business or else the legumes will turn musty."
A residential area on Ngo Quyen Street in Bac Giang Town locked down in this photo taken on May 25.
A section of National Highway No.1 that runs through Viet Yen District.
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