Hanoi, Hai Phong scrap mandatory quarantine for air passengers

Created 12 October 2021
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Passengers from HCMC will not have to undergo centralized quarantine for a week when they travel to Hanoi and Hai Phong, both localities have decided.

Hanoi, Hai Phong scrap mandatory quarantine for air passengers

Instead, passengers from HCMC will only be required to monitor their health at home for seven days in both localities.

Hanoi lifted its quarantine mandate after reaching an agreement with the Ministry of Transport under which only one round trip will operate a day Oct. 10-20 with flights carrying only 50 percent of their passenger capacity.

Announcing a similar lifting of the quarantining mandate, Hai Phong said people coming from high-risk areas would have to self-monitor their health for 14 days. They will be tested on the second and seventh day. Those coming from Covid high-risk areas will also undergo 14 days of quarantine at home, but will tested once after one week.

Local officials said district authorities will compile the list of arriving passengers for monitoring and isolation at home and take responsibility for closely managing and coordinating the collection of samples with the health sector to take samples for testing.

The entire cost of transporting passengers to the locality and testing is borne by the passengers.

Two days ago, Hanoi and Hai Phong people arriving from HCMC by air to be isolated at centralized quarantine facilities or at one of 20 designated hotels for seven days and be tested, all at their own cost.

The Ministry of Transport requires all passengers to be fully immunized at least 14 days or have recovered from Covid-19 in the previous six months before boarding a flight. Everyone should also furnish Covid negative results obtained within 72 hours of taking the flight.


Source: VNE

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