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The enhanced prevention and control of the COVID-19 disease 
for experts entering Vietnam for business purposes


      The National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control has promulgated the Official Dispatch No. 3949/CV-BCD regarding the enhanced prevention and control of the COVID-19 disease for experts entering Vietnam for business purposes. According to this document, the National Ste​ering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control requires Ministries, sectoral administrations and People's Committees of provinces and cities to inform units inviting experts for business purposes of observing the following regulations:

      1. Experts must be tested for SARS-CoV-2 by using Real time-PCR technique from 03 to 07 days prior to the date of entry into Vietnam.

     2. SARS-CoV-2 tests must be conducted in laboratory facilities approved by the Government or belonging to WHO-controlled laboratory systems.

     3. Experts must hold international health insurance policies, or must be entitled to disease treatment payments made by agencies or organizations inviting experts in case of being infected with COVID-19.

      The above requirements do not apply to experts who already have tickets and will enter Vietnam before August 5, 2020./.

      For more details, please read the Official Dispatch No. 3949/CV-BCĐ dated July 24, 2020.​


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