More than 530 Vietnamese nationals repatriated from Singapore, Taiwan

VOV.VN - Vietnam Airlines and VietJetAir on August 7 brought home more than 530 Vietnamese citizens left stranded in Singapore and Taiwan due to the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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More than 300 Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Singapore arrive at Can Tho International Airport on August 7

Of the total figure, more than 300 citizens were from Singapore, and the remainder 230 were from Taiwan.

Passengers on board the aircraft were minors under 18, the elderly, people with underlying illnesses, students who had completed the academic year but without accommodation, holidaymakers and those in specially difficult circumstances.

The Vietnamese representative agencies in Singapore and Taiwan sent staff to airports to assist the citizens with necessary procedures before they boarded the plane.  

Both Vietnam Airlines and VietJet Air strictly implemented measures on security, safety and hygiene epidemiology throughout the journey to protect the citizens’ health and prevent the possible spread of the virus.

As soon as the aircraft landed at Can Tho and Cam Ranh International Airports, all crew members and passengers underwent medical check-ups and were transferred to quarantine facilities in line with regulations on COVID-19 prevention and control.

Under Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s instructions, domestic authorities and Vietnamese representative offices abroad are devising plans to bring home more Vietnamese nationals based on their needs and the nation’s current quarantine capacity.


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