Vietnam Will Close Entry to All Foreign Guests from 21 of March
On the afternoon of March 20, reporting at a meeting of Hanoi Steering Committee on Covid-19, Mr. Hoang Duc Hanh - Deputy Director of Department of Health said that up to this afternoon, Hanoi had recorded 24 positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus, no death has been reported. Among them, Ba Dinh district has 8 cases, Hoan Kiem 2 cases, Long Bien 2 cases, Cau Giay 1 case .
Mr. Hoang Duc Hanh - Deputy Director of Hanoi Department of Health said, on March 20, the new Covid-19 positive case was recorded in the area. A 33-year-old female patient is a welcoming nurse at the Covid-19 screening area of the Tropical Diseases Center of Bach Mai Hospital (Hai Ba Trung District.
According to Mr Hanh, the number of cases in Hanoi in recent days has increased in the general trend of the country. All cases have clear origin and mainly germs invade from other countries. Specifically, among those infected, 19 cases came from the epidemic country, 4 cases were spread through close contact. All cases were isolated and treated at National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, facility 2.
Reported at the meeting, the representative of the Capital Command said that the number of isolated citizens so far is 3,394 people, of which the Capital Command has managed 2,520 people. All isolation cases are in good health.
Speaking at the conclusion of the meeting, Mr. Nguyen Duc Chung - Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee, informed that in the meeting this afternoon, the National Steering Committee for Epidemic Prevention Covid-19 decided, from 0:00 tonight, it will not allow import. Immigration to Vietnam with all foreign guests, regardless of nationality.
"Special cases related to diplomatic and public service requirements such as medical specialists are considered for entry into Vietnam but must also be isolated for 14 days," said the chairman of Hanoi People's Committee. With Vietnamese citizens who are currently studying and working abroad, from 0pm tonight, when they enter Vietnam, they must also be isolated for concentration within 14 days.
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