310 Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Republic of Korea

(VOVWORLD) -A special flight on Sunday transported home more than 310 Vietnamese citizens stranded in the Republic of Korea due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
310 Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Republic of Korea - ảnh 1

310 Vietnamese citizens board a plane from the Republic Korea to Vietnam (Photo: MOFA)

The flight was made possible by relevant Vietnamese agencies, agencies of the host country, and Vietnam Airlines, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  

Passengers on board the repatriation flight were elderly people, minors under 18, pregnant women, sick people with underlying illnesses, guest workers with expired labour contracts, students who had completed the academic year, and holidaymakers.

After landing at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, all the passengers and crew members underwent medical check-ups and were transferred to quarantine facilities according to regulations on COVID-19 prevention and control.