Vietnam’s Ministry of Health is proposing that travelers can enter the country without certificates of COVID-19 vaccination or recovery, but must take anti-pandemic measures.

The proposal has been sent to ministries, ministries and governmental agencies and provincial governments for recommendations, Vietnam News Agency reported.

The Department of Health suggested that air passengers must present a certified negative result of RT-PCR/RT-LAMP tests within 72 hours or of rapid antigen tests within 24 hours of their departure.

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According to the Ministry of Health, visitors are also not required to undergo post-entry tests, but must follow COVID-19 prevention and control measures like those who have stayed in Vietnam.

For people entering Vietnam by other means of transport, those who already had a negative test result for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 will follow anti-pandemic rules, such as air passengers.

Those without a negative test result will undergo an RT-PCR/RT-LAMP or rapid antigen test within the first 24 hours of entry. They will continue to follow anti-pandemic measures if the test result is negative, but must report to local health authorities to receive instructions if it is positive, the MoH suggested.

Any traveler entering Vietnam is required to complete health declarations prior to entry and use the PC-COVID health declaration app throughout their stay in the country.

At border gates, travelers must show COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, aches and pains, fatigue, cold and loss of taste or smell must immediately report to local health units to respond to measures. They must seriously adhere to the 5K principle (khau trang – wear face masks, khu khuan – disinfection, khoang cach – keep your distance, khai bao – make a health declaration, khong tu tap – do not collect) when moving from the entrance gates to accommodation facilities and stop along the way to a minimum.

According to the report, the Department of Health has also proposed that children under the age of 2 should not undergo COVID-19 testing, and that those who have not been vaccinated or infected with SARS-CoV-2 can participate along with their parents and relatives. activities outside their accommodation facilities.

By VNS. This article was originally published here

Source: Vietnam Insider


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