The Ministry of Health has issued an official letter on the reduction of concentrated quarantine time for people who enter Vietnam and have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
A document by the ministry said entrants with proper certificates to show that they have been fully vaccinated with the last dose given between 14 days and 12 months before arrival, and have tested negative for the coronavirus within 72 hours before arrival, would only need to go under centralized quarantine for seven days instead of the usual 14 days.
The Government has issued Resolution No. 78/NQ-CP dated July 20, 2021, in which the Government said it would allow imposition of stricter social distancing rules in COVID-19 hotspots.
NOTICE OF THE PRELIMINARY ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE "SPRING SEED OPERATION" IN THE SOUTHERN REGION OF VIETNAM
To ensure care and love of Chinese citizens in Vietnam by the Chinese Government, and for the health and safety of Chinese citizens in Vietnam, The Chinese Embassy in Vietnam has negotiated with relevant departments of the Vietnam government, and the "Spring Seed Operation" will be officially launched in Vietnam.
All people travelling to/from Ho Chi Minh City must show negative SARS-CoV-2 test result issued within the preceding three days.
This is the latest move taken by the southern metropolis to contain the spread of the virus.
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic , the Party and Government have been very concerned about the health and safety of overseas Chinese citizens. In order to support Chinese citizens in Vietnam to effectively prevent and control the pandemic, we actively seek and support vaccination for Chinese citizens in Vietnam and as soon as possible, the Chinese Embassy in Vietnam is maintaining close communication with the Government of Vietnam to promote the early implementation of the "Spring Seed Operation".
At a meeting yesterday, the Standing National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has requested the Ministry of Health (MoH) to complete the process and technology system for immigration management.
The national COVID-19 vaccine fund was established on June 5 in an attempt to mobilise social resources for the purchase and import of vaccines as well as for research, development and production of domestic vaccines.