What is the reason why Vietnam is about to drop the domestic health declaration?
Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long said: “Coming here, we will remove the domestic health declaration. This is a step by step to bring life back to normal. We do not declare because we do not practice. Now trace again”.
This is the information given by the Minister at an online conference to thoroughly understand the ‘cleaning’ of Covid-19 vaccination data on the morning of April 26.
Domestic medical declaration will be abolished, visitors entering the country will make medical declarations according to international regulations
Accordingly, the Ministry of Health has assigned the Department of Preventive Medicine to issue documents to guide localities in step-by-step normalization. This is a very important point.
As for the declaration on entry, the Minister of Health said that it was also required to return to the normal state, that is, to declare only in accordance with international regulations, which requires basic information, not service for another purpose.
According to the regulations of the Ministry of Health issued in mid-March 2022, all passengers entering Vietnam at border gates must have negative test results and make a medical declaration on tokhaiyte.vn.
5 days ago, the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City sent an official dispatch to the Ministry of Health, proposing to stop making medical declarations for people entering Tan Son Nhat airport, only requesting self-monitoring of health, declaring via PC-Covid because it has been checked. epidemic control, in order to solve the congestion at Tan Son Nhat international station in the past time.
Ho Chi Minh City separates flows for passengers with medical declarations
Currently, the Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City has asked the Center for Disease Control of Ho Chi Minh City to skip the stage of checking passengers with negative Covid-19 test results, from April 25.
According to the Department of Health’s explanation, before passengers board the plane to Vietnam, airlines have checked to ensure that all passengers on entry have negative test results according to regulations of the Ministry of Health. so there is no need to double check when passengers arrive at Tan Son Nhat airport.
In addition to easing checks, Ho Chi Minh City re-established the organization of streamlining as soon as passengers enter the country. Specifically, for passengers with a medical declaration, after presenting the QR code to the medical quarantine officer, they will be able to go through a separate stream to do immigration procedures, without having to stop waiting for QR code scanning and information verification. as before.
Passengers who have not declared medical can declare while moving from the plane to the terminal with QR codes arranged along the aisle, or into a private area with the help of medical quarantine, airline staff air.
According to the Ministry of Health, in our country, the epidemic is still under control nationwide and there are many positive developments when there is a strong downward trend in 4 criteria in the past 30 days including: the number of community cases nationwide decreased. 56.5%, the number of deaths decreased by 60.5%, the number of cases being treated at the hospital decreased by 44.9%, the number of severe and critical cases decreased by 38.6%.
The average number of new infections in the country recorded in the past 7 days is nearly 11,000, Hanoi has about 1,000 cases per day, Ho Chi Minh City has less than 50 cases per day.
The number of deaths is less than 10 deaths recorded every day.
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