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Incoming travelers shall be subject to centralized quarantine

VGP – All incoming travelers to Viet Nam shall be subject to mandatory centralized quarantine for 14 days, applicable since March 21 at the request of the Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, said Deputy Minister of Transport Le Anh Tuan.

March 20, 2020 6:55 PM GMT+7

All incoming travelers shall be subject to mandatory centralized quarantine since March 21

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The above measure shall NOT be applicable to entrants for diplomatic and official purposes but they shall have to isolate themselves at places of residence under the supervision of local authorities, Tuan said.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam shall be responsible for informing international airlines that incoming flights to Viet Nam have to land at Van Don (Quang Ninh province), Can Tho (Can Tho city), and Phu Cat (Binh Dinh province) and other airports due to limited capacity of Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international aiports.

All passengers shall have to complete mandatory medical declaration form before arriving in Viet Nam and shall be subject to body temperature screening before entering terminals.

As planned, on Friday Noi Bai International Airport is expected to welcome around 2,585 passengers on 25 flights, including 1,183 passengers from COVID-19 stricken areas.

By Quang Minh