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Vietnam set to scrap COVID quarantine for imported processed seafood

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has removed COVID-related quarantine requirements for frozen processed seafood products imported for the purpose of reprocessing for export.

International tourism key to revival, relax quarantine rules: industry insiders

A sense of caution tempers the excitement as stakeholders prepare for the full resumption of international tourism on March 15. Will Viet Nam’s quarantine rules prove a deterrent?


Ministry of Health wants to tighten control over foreign entries when reopening tourism

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has proposed that foreign travelers to Vietnam have negative PCR testing results and should not leave their accommodations for 72 hours after entry.

Foreign tourists can travel freely in Vietnam with negative COVID-19 tests

With negative COVID-19 tests, fully vaccinated foreign tourists may freely travel in Vietnam after only one day of isolation following entry, according to the Ministry of Health’s proposed regulations.

SEA Games 31: No quarantine planned for int’l sport delegations, reporters

International sport delegations and reporters attending the 31st Southeast Asian Games will not be quarantined even if COVID-19 cases are found, the organising committee said at a press conference on February 28.

Covid-19 pandemic-prevention regulations to ease entry into country

Compared with many countries, regulations on Covid-19 pandemic prevention and control for people entering Vietnam are considered open and favorable for economic recovery.

HCM City announces list of hotels eligible to welcome foreign tourists

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism (DoT) on February 18 publicised a list of hotels eligible to welcome foreign tourists arriving in the city in the coming time.

Thanh Hoa: people returning home for Tet quarantine in tents

The government of Thanh Phong commune in Nhu Xuan district in the central province of Thanh Hoa set up tents to isolate people who have returned home from other provinces to celebrate Lunar New Year 2022 (Tet).

Immigrants entering Vietnam for fewer than 14 days exempted from quarantine

Immigrants entering Vietnam for fewer than 14 days will not be put under quarantine, according to the latest decision by the Ministry of Health which took effect from December 24. 

Unvaccinated people returning to homeland have to take 14-day quarantine

Individuals who return from foreign countries have to display vaccination certificate, certificate of recovery from Covid-19 and other essential documents in accordance with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs‘ guidance.


Hanoi explains 7-day quarantine policy for flight passengers from HCM City

The capital city has recently introduced a seven-day quarantine policy for passengers arriving on flights from HCM City.

Passengers to several major cities exempt from concentrated quarantine

The Hanoi People’s Committee on October 11 issued Document No.3487/UBND-DT on the pilot resumption of regular domestic flights to and from the capital city.

Overseas arrivals at airports confused about quarantine rules

A few days ago, Chien Nguyen took a commercial flight from the US to Vietnam with transit in South Korea.

F0 couple in HCMC praise quarantine-zone rooms and doctors

Just 12 days after testing positive for the coronavirus, Tran Tuan Thanh and Dinh Thi My Thu recovered and were discharged from hospital.

New Covid-19 situation, new behavior

In the new situation, social distancing may cover almost the whole country, affecting tens of millions of people and hundreds of thousands of businesses, and the supply chain of the whole country or at least a large economic area will be broken.

New ways to save VN tourism industry

The gradual opening of international routes and the pilot opening of some tourist sites for foreign tourists are among important solutions in efforts to save the aviation, tourism, hotel and service industries.

Turning hotels into hospitals for Covid-19 patients

In the current context, the hotel-hospital model helps authorities to reduce the pressure on hospital beds, and private hospitals can join hands with the health sector to participate in the fight against the epidemic.

Which technologies are being used to supervise home-quarantined people?

HCMC has officially allowed F1 cases to quarantine at home since July 17. The new policy is implemented with modern technologies.

Many hotels in HCMC increase room capacity

Many hotel owners in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday said that the number of booked hotel rooms has increased from 10 percent to 20 percent.

HCM City develops new measures to contain Covid-19 as field hospitals, quarantine zones become crowded

The number of Covid-19 cases has been increasing over the last 40 days. Quarantine zones have become overloaded, while field hospitals have had few beds for patients.