HANOI PEOPLE’S COMMITTEE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
On interim guidance on measures applied for those from other localities to Hanoi
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, October 21, 2021
- Hanoi Center for Disease Control;
- Public and non-public medical examination and treatment establishments;
- Health centers of districts, towns.
Implementing the Resolution No. 128/NQ-CP dated October 11, 2021 of the Government; Decision No. 4800/QD-BYT dated October 12, 2021 of the Ministry of Health; Directive No. 08-CT/TU dated October 14, 2021 of the Standing Committee of the City Party Committee on strengthening the leadership and direction of implementation of “safe and flexible adaptation and effective control over the COVID-19 pandemic in Hanoi” in Hanoi; and the Official Telegram No. 22/CD-UBND dated October 20, 2021 of the City People's Committee on implementation of temporary measures for “safe and flexible adaptation and effective control over the COVID-19 pandemic in the province” in the City. The Department of Health requires the implementation as follows:
1. For people from other localities to Hanoi
1.1. People from other localities to Hanoi shall be not required to present results of the test for SARS-CoV-2.
Not indicate testing for the citizens’ movements; testing is only required for those who come from level-4 pandemic risk areas or blockage areas and suspected cases or those who come from level-3 pandemic risk areas and are subject to epidemiological investigation requirement.
1.2. Adjustment of the monitoring/quarantine applied to people from other localities to Hanoi:
1.2.1. For people from provinces and centrally-run cities, from localities with the pandemic at very high risk (level 4 - labeled red) or blockade areas, the following regulations must be applied:
a) For people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a green card shown on the electronic health record or a certificate of having received full doses of COVID-19 vaccine issued by the competent authority after at least 14 days from the date of receiving the last dose, or people who have recovered from COVID-19 no more than 06 months up to the time of arrival to Hanoi (possessing a hospital discharge paper or certificate of recovery from COVID-19): They shall self-monitor their health status at home or accommodations within 07 days and be tested by RT-PCR method once on the first day upon arrival to Hanoi.
b) For people not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (possessing a yellow card shown on the electronic health record or a certificate of having received a dose of COVID-19 vaccine issued by the competent authority): They shall be quarantined at home or accommodations for 07 days, continue to self-monitor their health status at home or accommodations for the next 07 days and always comply with the 5K Messages; they shall be tested by RT-PCR method twice on the first and the seventh days from the date of arrival to Hanoi.
c) For unvaccinated people: They shall be quarantined at home or accommodations for 14 days from the date of arrival to Hanoi, continue to self-monitor their health status for the next 14 days; they shall be tested for SAR-COV-2 by RT-PCR method three times, on the first, seventh, and fourteenth days from the date of arrival to Hanoi.
Immediately upon arrival to Hanoi, all the above-mentioned people must make health declaration, notify and make commitment to the local authority; during the period of home quarantine and self-monitoring of health status, they must always comply with the 5K Messages; and promptly notify local health agencies for taking samples for testing and carrying out pandemic prevention and control measures when showing any suspected symptoms such as cough, fever, sore throat, loss or reduction of taste, smell, etc.
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