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Covid test removed on entry as economic recovery gains steam

To achieve and even exceed the goal of welcoming over 5 million international visitors this year, the abolition of Covid testing regulations is necessary.

Entrants to Vietnam only need to perform testing for SARS-CoV-2 once

According to the health ministry's proposal, in the first 24 hours of entering Vietnam, entrants to Vietnam will only need to perform testing for SARS-CoV-2 once.


No change on mandatory rapid COVID-19 testing for air passengers from countries with Omicron

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has asked agencies to continue conducting rapid testing for all air passengers upon entry to Vietnam, who are from or have transitted in countries with new cases of Omicron.

Aviation authority proposes to scrap rapid testing in favour of RT-PCR

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) wants arriving passengers tested for SARS-CoV-2 following the RT-PCR method prior to their flight, removing the additional need for rapid testing as well. 

People in high, very high risk areas to be tested three times a week: Health Ministry

People living in high risk or very high risk areas must be tested for SARS-CoV-2 three times a week, while those living in other areas tested every five or seven days.

Mass Covid-19 testing campaign in Da Nang

To ensure safety and avoid large gatherings during lockdown, medical staff in the central city of Da Nang are going to each alley to collect samples for testing from representatives of households.

Can Covid-19 infections be detected through AI analysis of coughs?

Many people doubt the feasibility of the project on using AI technology to find Covid-infected people through coughs, now being carried out by Vietnamese scientists.

20,000 people queue to have samples taken for nCoV testing

More than 20,000 people in Phu Tho Hoa Ward in Tan Phu District in HCM City on June 29 waited in line to have samples taken for nCoV testing in a large-scale screening campaign.

Hanoi randomly tests people returning from Ho Chi Minh City via Noi Bai airport

At Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, passengers who are returning from HCM City are separated in a particular zone, and some of them are randomly tested for Covid-19.

BKAV develops new form of Covid-19 test, uses sodium chloride solution

CEO Nguyen Tu Quang of BKAV Group said that the company has developed a Covid-19 test that only requires a person to gargle with salt water (sodium chloride 0.9% solution).

People's spirit in fighting Covid-19

Recently, some businessmen told me that they are willing to contribute money to the Government to buy vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus if the Government launches a fund to supplement the budget shortage.

Vietnam to double-check all quarantined incoming people

Police of provinces and cities will closely coordinate with the People's Committees of districts and related units to review all people who entered Vietnam from April 4 to May 5 and have undergone the mandatory quarantine period.

Fencer the first Vietnamese athlete positive for COVID-19

The Vietnam Sports Administration has confirmed the first COVID-19 case concerning a Vietnamese athlete, Tien Phong reports.

Testing key to defeating fourth wave of COVID-19: Health Minister

With the highly contagious UK and Indian variants of COVID-19 detected in Vietnam, testing must be considered one of the most important parts of the fight against the pandemic, Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long said.

Covid-19 tests for around 3,200 staff of Noi Bai Airport proposed

Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport has 16 employees who are F1 (direct contact with F0) and hundreds of F2 cases. If one of them is infected, the airport may have to be closed.


Delegates, press members, staff at 13th National Party Congress tested for COVID-19

COVID-19 prevention and control measures at the 13th National Party Congress in Hanoi have been raised to the highest level after clusters of community coronavirus cases were detected in various northern provinces