In photos: Karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi bustling again

A series of bars, karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi Old Quarter has returned to the bustling vibe after they were allowed to resume their operations on March 23.
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In photos: Karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi bustling again
Photo: Vietnamplus

Hanoi People’s Committee allowed bars, karaoke parlors and discotheques to resume their activities from 0:00 am on March 23.

In photos: Karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi bustling again
Photo: Vietnamplus

Some streets such as Ta Hien, Luong Ngoc Quyen, Ma May, etc where are home to many bars and pubs started to be crowded again, Vietnamplus reported.

In photos: Karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi bustling again
Photo: Vietnamplus

The owners of bars and pubs felt extremely delighted as they could receive customers again.

In photos: Karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi bustling again
Photo: Vietnamplus

At 8 p.m on March 23, Ta Hien street was packed with visitors.

In photos: Karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi bustling again
Photo: Vietnamplus

Bars and pubs were all “lit” and ready to welcome customers again.

In photos: Karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi bustling again
Photo: Vietnamplus

However, March 23 was the weekday, so, the number of visitors was not crowded as at the weekend.

In photos: Karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi bustling again
Photo: Vietnamplus

Chu Xuan Dung, Deputy Chairman of the municipal People's Committee required all these establishments to continue adopting pandemic prevention measures.

In photos: Karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi bustling again
Photo: Vietnamplus

People attending these venues were ordered to make medical declarations via QR Code and the Blue Zone application.

In photos: Karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi bustling again
Photo: Vietnamplus

The functional forces also strengthened the inspection. Any establishment not complying with the regulations on Covid-19 prevention and control will be forced to shut down.

In photos: Karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi bustling again
Photo: Vietnamplus

A bar prepared face masks and hand sanitizers for customers.

In photos: Karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi bustling again
Photo: Vietnamplus

People gathered at a bar.

In photos: Karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi bustling again
Photo: Vietnamplus

Some people failed to don face masks.

In photos: Karaoke parlors, discotheques in Hanoi bustling again
Photo: Vietnamplus

Meanwhile, another pub still closed.

With the latest permission, Hanoi has reopened all businesses and services that had been suspended following the latest Covid-19 outbreak in the country. Bars, karaoke parlors, dance clubs and Internet cafes were suspended starting February 2, while restaurants, street tea stalls and cafes were ordered closed starting February 16, according to Vnexpress.

While restaurants resumed operations on March 2, the internet cafes did so a fortnight later.

Street cafés, tea and food stalls are considered "spontaneous services" not expressly approved by city authorities.

As of March 24, Hanoi has gone over a month without a new domestic transmission of the novel coronavirus. The capital recorded 35 COVID-19 cases in the latest outbreak that was detected late January.

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