340 citizens repatriated from US

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnamese and US agencies coordinated with Vietnam Airlines to arrange a flight to bring home 340 Vietnamese citizens on Saturday and Sunday. 
340 citizens repatriated from US - ảnh 1Vietnamese passengers prepare for boarding on October 10, 2020. (Photo: Vietnamese Embassy in the US) 

Passengers included children under 18, elderly people, students lacking accommodations, businesspeople, Vietnamese who work for international organizations, and people in disadvantaged circumstances.

Security, safety, and hygiene measures were rigorously observed during the flight to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Upon arrival at Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh province, all crew members and passengers were given medical exams and quarantined.

Other citizens in difficult circumstances will be brought home as the epidemic situation and Vietnam’s quarantine capacity allows.

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