Entry into Vietnam suspended, restricted: spokesperson

(VOVWORLD) - Amid complicated developments of the pandemic in the world, Vietnam has decided to temporarily suspend and restrict the entry of foreigners and overseas Vietnamese in order to focus on implementing pandemic prevention and control measures in the country, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said.

She noted that earlier Vietnam had also suspended entry of foreigners and only allowed entry of investors, technical experts, highly-skilled workers and business managers on the condition of meeting quarantine and medical requirements.

Regarding Vietnamese citizens living, studying and working in India, she said Vietnamese representative offices in India have been closely coordinating with relevant agencies of both Vietnam and India to provide support to those citizens. Hang added that a patient in critical condition among the eight Vietnamese COVID-19 patients in New Delhi has recovered.