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Viet Nam starts seven-day quarantine for fully vaccinated entrants in pilot program

VGP – Viet Nam started to pilot seven-day quarantine policy for fully vaccinated entrants.

September 05, 2021 1:45 PM GMT+7

A Viet Nam airlines flights carrying 297 Vietnamese people from Japan lands at Van Don International Airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh on September 4, 2021.

The first flight carrying 297 Vietnamese passengers from Japan landed at Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh province on September 4

All these passengers will be quarantined for SEVEN days instead of 14 days as they have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, with the second dose taken 14 days but no more than 12 months prior to the entry date.

The passengers are also required to show proof of negative RT-PCR/RT-LAMP COVID-19 test result issued within 72 hours before departure.

Pham Ngoc Sau, Director of the Van Don International Airport said the passengers have to strictly follow COVID-19 prevention and control measures deployed at the airport, complete immigration and customs procedures at a separate zone.

It is expected that the airport will receive a flight carrying Vietnamese people back home from the U.S. on September 12.

The Van Don airport has been one of the airports designated for 228 repatriation flights since March 22, 2020 when the Viet Nam began to suspend entry of foreign arrivals but but this policy is not applicable to diplomats, officials, foreign investors, experts, and skilled workers./.

By Quang Minh