Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay to Reduce Quarantine for Vaccinated Tourists | Trip

Foreign travelers who have achieved collective immunity or managed the virus outbreak will be allowed entry into Vietnam. Visitors should be vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival and test negative for the virus 72 hours before entering.

Bloomberg |

UPDATED JUNE 27, 2021 08:18 AM IST

Northern Vietnam’s Quang Ninh Province, home to UNESCO World Heritage Site Ha Long Bay, will reduce required quarantine times from 21 days to seven days for all vaccinated foreign travelers and those who have recovered from Covid-19, as part of a trial program in July, VnExpress news website reported.

Visitors from countries that have achieved herd immunity or handled the virus outbreak will be allowed entry into Vietnam, the news site reported, citing a decision by Deputy Health Minister Do Xuan Tuyen on Friday. The report did not provide details of which nations were deemed acceptable.

Travelers must be vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival and test negative for the virus 72 hours before entering Vietnam, according to VnExpress. A certified document is required for those who have already been infected with the virus, he said.

Visitors must provide an itinerary and the names of the hotels they plan to stay in before entering Vietnam, the news site reported.

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