Passengers entering Vietnam from or through Iran or Italy are required to fill out medical declaration forms as of February 29 amid the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic in the two countries.
The medical declaration will be applied at all border gates and airports. (Illustrative image)
The medical declaration will be applied at all border gates and airports.
If passengers show any signs of cough, fever, shortness of breath, or respiratory disease, medical quarantine measures must be applied.
A Vietnamese citizen has been confirmed to be infected with Covid-19virus in Daegu City in the Republic of Korea (RoK), according to the Korea Centre for Disease Control and Prevent (KCDC).
The Vietnamese Embassy has sent dispatches to the RoK Foreign Ministry and related agencies and localities in the RoK asking them to ensure effective treatment for the Vietnamese patient.
Iraj Harirchi, who has strongly denied any cover-up of a growing outbreak, has self-quarantined.
The fast spreading novel coronavirus has sent State budget revenues from exports and imports plummeting, with tariff collections averaging a mere VND1.3 trillion per day over the past two months, down by VND150 billion year-on-year.