Passengers must spend 6 days at concentrated quarantine centers after entering VN

With two continuous tests of negative results after their entry, those who enter Vietnam to work for a period of over 14 days can go home or to their accommodations for self-isolation, according to the latest Ministry of Health’s temporary guide.

Passengers must spend 6 days at concentrated quarantine centers after entering VN

Illustrative image

The guide is applied for the following subjects: Foreigners holding diplomatic passports, official passports, foreign investors, skilled workers, business managers, subjects with cooperation agreement with their relatives; international students, and foreign relatives of Vietnamese citizens from countries where Covid-19 has been controlled well.

Vietnamese citizens from other countries and those who transit in countries that have been re-connected to commercial routes by Vietnam will have to complete 14-day of
quarantine at concentrated centers.

Negative PCR required to enter Vietnam

Before entering Vietnam, those who want to enter need to register for a centralized quarantine center in Vietnam and give their detailed work schedule in the country.

They are also required to have a certificate (in English) for a negative SARS-CoV-2 tests that used RT-PCR/RT-LAMP technique that was granted 3-5 days before entry by z competent medical authority.

At the border gate, they will have to show their PCR test certificate, pass a body temperature measurement, fulfill electronic medical declaration, and install a Covid-19 traceability application on their mobile device.

If the test result is positive, they will be transported to a quarantine or hospital for treatment according to current regulations.

If there is a negative or an unknown test result or they are not tested at the border gate, they will be transported to the registered concentrated quarantine establishment.

Those who have not been tested at the border gate will be tested at the concentrated quarantine facility. If there is a positive test result, they will be transferred to an isolated medical facility for treatment. If the test result is negative, they will be still kept at the quarantine center for monitoring and medical supervision until the second test is taken.

 

The Ministry of Health noted that all entry cases will be tested for the second time on the 6th day from the date of entry or as soon as there are symptoms of infection. If there is a positive test result, they will be immediately isolated at the medical center.

If the second test result is negative, they are allowed to move to their accommodations to continue self-quarantine until the 14th day, according to the current guidance from the Ministry of Health. Travel from the quarantine center to their accommodations must be made by private vehicles.

The local authorities are responsible for taking test for these people on the 14th day since the date of entry or when they have symptoms of infection.

The ministry also asked provinces to have plans to organize transportation or for direct units, businesses and hotels organize travel for experts according to regulations. The travel of foreign experts within 14 days after their entry must be done by their own means and follow the guidance of the Ministry of Health.

Vietnam has reopened six international air routes with: China, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Laos and Cambodia. These are countries and territories that have controlled the Covid-19 epidemic well.

On September 1, Vietnam applied a minimum centralized isolation fee of VND120,000/day/person.

The fees at hotels is determined by these units. In Hanoi, there are eight hotels that are eligible to receive isolated guests, and the price ranges from VND1.2 to VND4 million per day.

Thuy Hanh

Vietnam to resume some international flights, set up quarantine process

Vietnam to resume some international flights, set up quarantine process

The aviation authorities of China, South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan (China) have asked Vietnam to clarify the immigration process, isolation and medical requirements for international flights.

 
 

Other News

.
More than 100 people fined for not wearing face masks in Hanoi
More than 100 people fined for not wearing face masks in Hanoi
SOCIETYicon  05/05/2021 

Hanoi has to tighten the enforcement of quarantine procedure to prevent the spreading of novel coronavirus.

HCM City's health sector wins regional, int'l acclaim
HCM City's health sector wins regional, int'l acclaim
SOCIETYicon  05/05/2021 

HCM City's Department of Health is continuing its focus on developing the application of state-of-the-art healthcare techniques at general and specialised hospitals that its counterparts in Asia have also been pursuing.

Teaching Vietnamese in Korea: Means of tightening bilateral ties
Teaching Vietnamese in Korea: Means of tightening bilateral ties
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  06/05/2021 

With Vietnam-Republic of Korea relations having been tightened over recent years, demand for studying Korean in Vietnam and vice-versa has increased accordingly. 

COVID-19: Hanoi closes cinemas, spas, massage parlours from May 5
COVID-19: Hanoi closes cinemas, spas, massage parlours from May 5
SOCIETYicon  05/05/2021 

Cinemas, gyms and stadiums as well as spas and massage parlours in Hanoi will have to close down as from 00:00 hours on May 5 due to complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in the capital city.

Deputy PM urges more drastic actions against COVID-19
Deputy PM urges more drastic actions against COVID-19
SOCIETYicon  05/05/2021 

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said though complicated, the COVID-19 pandemic has been basically under control, but more drastic actions are needed.

Nearly 34 million citizens make chip-based ID cards
Nearly 34 million citizens make chip-based ID cards
SOCIETYicon  05/05/2021 

The Departments of Public Security in 63 provinces and cities had collected dossiers of making chip-based ID cards of 33.9 million Vietnamese citizens as of April 27, equal to 67.8 percent of the goal of 50 million cards to be issued before July 1.

A cake hawker from Belarus
A cake hawker from Belarus
YOUR VIETNAMicon  05/05/2021 

Many aliens who have been stranded in Vietnam have tried their best to survive tough times here during the protracted pandemic. In several cases, they have to do all kinds of jobs available to pay for food and accommodation.

HCM City aims for ‘smart city’ status by 2025
HCM City aims for ‘smart city’ status by 2025
SOCIETYicon  04/05/2021 

HCM City authorities will continue to resolve flooding and traffic congestion, build major transport works, and streamline administrative procedures to reach “smart city” status by 2030, a city official has said.

Vietnam extends length of mandatory quarantine due to longer incubation period
Vietnam extends length of mandatory quarantine due to longer incubation period
SOCIETYicon  04/05/2021 

The Ministry of Health has ordered localities to continue quarantining all entrants who have completed 14-day mandatory quarantine, applicable from May 4 at both State and civilian quarantine sites.

Over 30 Vietnamese experts ready for COVID-19 support mission in Laos
Over 30 Vietnamese experts ready for COVID-19 support mission in Laos
SOCIETYicon  04/05/2021 

A group of 35 Vietnamese doctors and caregivers is expected to leave Vietnam on May 4 for Laos aboard a Vietnam Airlines flight to assist the nation’s fight against COVID-19.

Tien Giang stops growing three rice crops a year in coastal areas to cope with climate change
Tien Giang stops growing three rice crops a year in coastal areas to cope with climate change
SOCIETYicon  04/05/2021 

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang will grow only two rice crops a year in coastal districts and Go Cong Town to mitigate the impact of saltwater intrusion and drought.

Vietnam documents two new domestically-transmitted COVID-19 infections
Vietnam documents two new domestically-transmitted COVID-19 infections
SOCIETYicon  04/05/2021 

The Ministry of Health confirmed four more COVID-19 cases, including two local infections, in the past 12 hours to 6:00 on May 4.

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES MAY 5
VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES MAY 5
SOCIETYicon  05/05/2021 

Hai Phong to have new alternate airport

Schools closed in many localities due to new Covid-19 outbreak
Schools closed in many localities due to new Covid-19 outbreak
SOCIETYicon  04/05/2021 

Eight provinces and cities have closed schools as part of Covid-19 prevention efforts amid a new threat of a virus outbreak.

HCM City police hunt for Chinese escapees from quarantine facility
HCM City police hunt for Chinese escapees from quarantine facility
SOCIETYicon  03/05/2021 

Relevant agencies are hunting for two Chinese citizens who managed to escape from a concentrated quarantine facility in Ho Chi Minh City’s Cu Chi district.

Hanoi, HCM City suspend non-essential services amid COVID-19
Hanoi, HCM City suspend non-essential services amid COVID-19
SOCIETYicon  03/05/2021 

The capital city of Hanoi will temporarily shut down relic and religious sites, sidewalk eateries and beverage outlets from 5pm on May 3, in an effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

19 new COVID-19 cases reported
19 new COVID-19 cases reported
SOCIETYicon  03/05/2021 

Vietnam has 19 new cases of COVID-19 to report for the past 12 hours to 6pm of May 3, according to the Health Ministry.

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES MAY 4
VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES MAY 4
SOCIETYicon  04/05/2021 

Eleven cases of COVID-19 reported on May 4 afternoon

Traffic infrastructure set to meet freight transport demand of 4.4 billion tonnes
Traffic infrastructure set to meet freight transport demand of 4.4 billion tonnes
SOCIETYicon  03/05/2021 

Vietnam’s traffic infrastructure is expected to meet demand for the annual transportation of 4.4 billion tonnes of freight and 10.46 billion passengers by 2030, heard a recent meeting of the Ministry of Transport.

Saigoneers’ fear of street robberies
Saigoneers’ fear of street robberies
FEATUREicon  04/05/2021 

For many people, gangsters in Saigon have become a nightmare.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN