At the meeting of Covid-19 Prevention Committee of Hanoi City, Mr. Ngo Van Quy – Vice Chairman of City People’s Committee informed the leaders of departments, districts in conclusion of the Prime Minister’s content in the meeting. The Government Standing Committee on Covid-19 disease prevention took place on the afternoon of March 16.
Mr. Ngo Van Quy said that one of the important contents that the Prime Minister of Vietnam instructed localities to focus on implementing in the coming time is to continue restricting input and suspending visa issuance with foreign visitors to Vietnam. within 15 to 30 days.
“At the previous decision, the issuance of visas for citizens from 29 countries was halted. With the new decision, the control flow of visitors to Vietnam continues to expand to limit the risk of the incidence of Covid-19 disease. This is an important content, ”said Deputy Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy.
Earlier, from noon on March 15, Vietnam stopped entry with travelers from or passing Schengen, UK and Northern Ireland countries. This Decision takes effect 30 days and does not apply to people on entry for diplomatic or official purposes.
For foreigners who are experts, business managers and skilled workers entering Vietnam, they must undergo medical examination and apply anti-epidemic measures at enterprises and accommodation establishments according to regulations. specified.