Quiet Hoi An amid COVID-19 pandemic

PANO – What used to be a busy destination for visitors, Hoi An ancient town, has become tranquil and quiet due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here are several photos from the album “Quiet days in Hoi An streets” taken from July 30 to August 7 by photographer Do Anh Vu, who is living and working in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hoi An Peaceful moments of life during lock-down in the Hoai River area in An Hoi quarter on August 7 Hoi An A woman pedaling along a deserted street near Pagoda Bridge (Chua Cau) at 10:00 a.m. on August 6 Hoi An Troops of Chemistry Battalion 78 of Military Region 5’s Department of Staff spraying disinfectant along Nguyen Thai Hoc street on August 2 Hoi An Souvenir shops along the street are all closed now. Hoi An Most local people are staying at home. Just a few go out with their face-masks on. Hoi An Hai Ba Trung (Trung Sisters) street is empty because the locals are observing social distancing regulations. Hoi An Unique features of Hoi An’s streets include yellow-colored walls with purple paper-flowers. Hoi An Despite the developments of the pandemic, a vendor has to continue her business. Hoi An A worker cleaning streets on August 6 Hoi An Two workers collecting rubbish on the river Hoi An At Nguyen Thai Hoc street after a rain storm

“I have lived in Hoi An for years, so I know the city in great detail. In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, I still walk the streets every morning to capture all moments of local daily life,” said photographer Do Anh Vu.

To prevent the spread of the COVID-19, locals always wear face-masks in public places, regularly check their body temperatures, keep personal hygiene and wash their hands with soap.

Source: VnExpress

Translated by Minh Anh

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