Quarantine period extended to 21 days: Health minister

05/05/2021 18:53 10

Quarantine period extended to 21 days: Health minister


HÀ NỘI — The COVID-19 quarantine period in Việt Nam has been officially extended to 21 days.

Mandatory centralised quarantine for entries into the country and direct contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases will be extended from the current 14 days to 21 days, and the new regulation takes effect from Wednesday, Minister of Health Nguyễn Thanh Long announced on Wednesday afternoon.

Yesterday, an Indian expert in Hà Nội was confirmed to be carrying the virus after 14 days of quarantine. — VNS

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