At the regular meeting in May 2021, the Government agreed these issues:
- Approval of a specific allowance for medical staff who directly inject Covid-19 vaccine (at the maximum rate of 150,000 VND/person/day); cost norms for people with medical expertise volunteering in Covid-19 prevention and control (from 200,000 VND - 300,000 VND/person/day); Support for meals and living expenses during volunteer period (120,000 VND/person/day).
- People, who had to pay the cost of SARS-CoV-2 screening tests at concentrated medical quarantine facilities as prescribed in Resolution No. 16/NQ-CP dated February 8, 2021 and Resolution No. 48/NQ-CP dated May 6, 2021 shall continue to monitor their health at home. After the mandatory quarantine period had ended, they have to pay cost of SARS-CoV-2 screening tested according to related regulations of epidemic prevention and control.
- Prices for voluntary COVID-19 vaccination services must comply with Resolution No. 21/NQ-CP dated February 26, 2021 and Decree No. 104/2016/ND-CP dated July 1, 2016.