The Ministry of Health proposes to suspend testing for COVID-19 before entry
According to Prof. Dr. Phan Trong Lan, Director of the Department of Preventive Medicine, the Ministry of Health has consulted the International Air Transport Association, the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam and a number of related units on the suspension of the request. test request COVID-19 before entry by air.
“Basically this proposal received the consensus of the units”, Mr. Lan said.
The proposal is based on the Government’s Resolution 128 and on the COVID-19 epidemic situation in our country.
Around the world, about 50% of countries and territories have suspended or stopped requiring COVID-19 testing before entry.
On April 27, the Ministry of Health issued a document suspending COVID-19 medical declaration for people entering Vietnam. According to the Ministry, currently, the COVID-19 epidemic has been recorded in most countries around the world, but there is a specific and effective vaccine against the circulating SARS-CoV-2 virus strains. Recently, the epidemic has tended to reduce both the number of cases and deaths on a global scale.
In Vietnam, the COVID-19 epidemic is controlled with coverage rate COVID-19 vaccine high.
The Ministry of Health decided to suspend medical declaration of people entering Vietnam from April 27. However, the ministry suggested that provinces and cities maintain supervision of passengers entering at border gates in accordance with the Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases on border medical quarantine.
Previously, in the Draft on COVID-19 prevention and control for immigrants, the Ministry of Health proposed and consulted agencies about people entering Vietnam by air without vaccination confirmation. COVID-19 vaccine or certificate of recovery.
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