The bars and clubs on Bui Vien Street saw few visitors after they were allowed to resume operations in HCM City on September 7.
When the second Covid-19 pandemic wave broke out in late July, HCM City banned gatherings of more than 30 people in public places and ordered all bars and dance clubs to shut.
As the outbreak has been brought under control, HCM City authorities have agreed on the resumption of bars and clubs as well as mass gatherings from 6 pm, September 7. However, the number of visitors to the previously popular Bui Vien Street has remained modest.
Loc, a bar manager on Bui Vien Street, said, “We are really happy when the ban lifted. We also applied safety measures like taking body temperatures of customers.”
Many shops and bars prepared hand sanitisers for customers.
Nguyen Khanh Linh, a local from District 1, said, “I have gone out less because of Covid-19. But after the situation got better and when I heard that Bui Vien Street was reopened, my friends and I went there to relax.”
Some photos of the street taken on the evening of September 7:
Quiet Bui Vien Street on September 7.
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