At 5:00 p.m., all polling stations around Hoan Kiem and Hai Ba Trung districts are almost closed.

At the No. 2 polling station of Ly Thai To ward, Hoan Kiem district, the team who is in charge of this station is cleaning up.

The team also uses militia and self-defense forces to perform security duties and to protect the ballot box.

At the No. 3 polling station of Phan Chu Trinh Ward, Hoan Kiem district, the election team is also cleaning up before the closing ceremony of this station.

According to Ms. Ngo Thi Hieu, Head of the Election Team No. 3, all the work related to the election is almost done. Election teams now only do cleaning tasks.

Although the COVID-19 pandemic have new and complex developments recently, and the station has to implement measures of social distancing and crowd limiting, up to 99.56% of eligible voters in the area turned out to vote.

People were on time, in full numbers, and strictly followed epidemic prevention measures when casting their votes.

By 7:00 p.m. on May 23, this polling station has closed. Then all votes in this station will be counted./.