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Official letter No. 2860/BYT-DP dated June 2nd, 2022 of the Ministry of Health regarding continuation of Covid-19 prevention and control with regard to international visitors
Posted: 3/6/2022 8:40:20 AM | Latest updated: 3/6/2022 4:01:07 PM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 5466 | Vietlaw: 563
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The Ministry of Health notes that Services of Health of provinces and cities must well deploy policies to facilitate international visitors to Vietnam in the new normal period, including:

(i) suspension of requirement for SARS-CoV-2 testing before entering Vietnam (Official telegram No. 416/CD-TTg dated May 13th, 2022);

(ii) suspension of health declaration at checkpoints (Official letter No. 2118/BYT-DP dated April 26th, 2022);

(iii) suspension of the application of domestic health declaration (Official letter No. 2213/BYT-DP dated April 29th, 2022).

However, they are required to closely coordinate with related agencies in supervising in order to soon detect suspected cases of Covid-19 and promptly handle at checkpoints.

Ms Phuong Thao (VietlawOnline.com)
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