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blue-check Regarding quarantine period with regard to people returning from Covid-19 - experienced areas

Official letter No. 6386/BYT-MT dated August 6th, 2021 of the Ministry of Health regarding application of Covid-19 prevention and control measures with regard to people returning from areas experiencing Covid-19
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According to this Official letter, people from areas experiencing Covid-19 arrive at/return to other localities if have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (with the vaccination certificates) or recovered from Covid-19 (with the hospital discharge papers), they shall have to undergo quarantine at home for 7 days and get tests twice, on the 1st day and the 7th day.

People who are not yet vaccinated/not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 have to spend medical quarantine at home for 14 days, continue monitoring their health for the subsequent 14 days and get tested three times, on the 1st day, the 7th day and the 14th day.

Cases in which people from other provinces/cities, localities go through Covid-19 - experienced areas without stand or stop, they are not required to take medical quarantine.

However, with regard to people in provinces, cities, areas that are implementing social distancing under Directive No. 16/CT-TTg, they are not allowed leaving the provinces, cities where they reside for other localities until the end of social distancing period.

For drivers of means transporting goods from/to Covid-19 - experienced areas, they must not implement medical quarantine when they fully comply with regulations on Covid-19 prevention and control according to guideline at Official letter No. 898/BYT-MT dated February 7th, 2021 and Official letter No. 4351/BYT-MT dated May 28th, 2021.

Ms Phuong Thao (VietlawOnline.com)
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